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Power Rankings Week 15 | Where do the Chiefs Rank Following Sunday's Victory?

Here’s a look at the latest NFL “power rankings” from around the web

The Kansas City Chiefs escaped Houston with an overtime victory on Sunday, securing their 11th victory on the year and a seventh-straight division title in the process. Kansas City also kept pace with the Buffalo Bills for the top record in the AFC while maintaining a high standing in the various NFL "power rankings" from around the web.

The folks at USA Today ranked Kansas City at No. 3 this week, placing the seven-time defending AFC West champions behind just Philadelphia and Cincinnati. Writer Nate Davis cited tailback Jerick McKinnon's emergence in the Chiefs' offense in his analysis:

"How big a weapon has RB Jerick McKinnon become? Only TE Travis Kelce has scored more TDs (12) than McKinnon's half-dozen for the AFC West champs in 2022."

The Chiefs also checked in at No. 3 in The Ringer’s rankings this week, trailing only Philadelphia and Buffalo. Here's a portion of what writer Austin Gayle had to say about Kansas City:

"…Patrick Mahomes is still making alien-like throws weekly and should be the overwhelming favorite to win league MVP—even without an injury to Hurts. He is the top-ranked signal-caller in expected points added per dropback, and the Chiefs offense is still nearly two times as efficient as every other offense in the NFL."

Here's a look at where the Chiefs landed in a handful of other "power rankings" from around the web:

The Athletic: No. 2

ESPN: No. 3

Yahoo! Sports: No. 3

Bleacher Report: No. 4 No. 5