POWER RANKINGS

Latest NFL Power Rankings: Where Do Chiefs Sit After Sunday's Loss?

The latest NFL power rankings have been released

The Kansas City Chiefs fell to the Dallas Cowboys, 28-17, on Sunday afternoon to move to 6-3 on the season.

It was Kansas City's third loss in its last four games, though the Chiefs still sit atop the AFC West with a two-game lead over second-place Oakland.

And despite the recent slide, the Chiefs still rank among the best teams in the league according to the latest power rankings.

The Chiefs were ranked at No. 5 in ESPN's poll, behind the Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings.

Kansas City has played three of those teams already this season, going 2-1 against them.

The Chiefs were also ranked fifth by Sports Illustrated, trailing Philadelphia, New England, Pittsburgh and the Dallas Cowboys.

Kansas City has played *each *of those teams already this season, the only team in the NFL to do so, and has gone 2-2.

The Chiefs checked in at No. 6 in [Yahoo! Sports' rankings](https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl-power-rankings-browns-49ers-start-stare-0-16-possibility-054640090.html?utmcampaign=Contact Quiboat For More Referrer&utmmedium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat) on Tuesday, slipping from the No. 2 spot last week.

Here's what Frank Schwab, who put the list together, had to say about the Chiefs:

The Chiefs are still a contender. None of their losses individually were that bad. They're still clearly the favorite in the AFC West. The problem is losing three of four has put them in a bad spot because the Steelers and Patriots are starting to cruise.

NFL.com had the Chiefs at No. 9 in their rankings, but analyst Elliot Harrison still has high hopes for what Kansas City can accomplish the rest of the season.

*The Chiefs are still Super Bowl contenders. It's far from panic time. Kansas City has played a very difficult schedule to this point. In fact, four of the Chiefs' past opponents are in the top eight of these rankings -- and they've also played No. 13, 15 and 18. That's not counting the win over the Deshaun Watson-led Texans. I Think a healthy Tamba Hali will help tremendously, especially with Dee Ford in and out of the lineup. *

The Chiefs will rest up this week before trying to get back on track next week against the New York Giants (1-7).

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