1. NFL Power Rankings: Rising Chiefs, Dolphins, Bills powered by pass rush
By Pete Prisco - CBS Sports
"The Kansas City Chiefs are 5-3 and in the thick of the playoff picture as they head to Buffalo this week to face the Bills.
It's not quite the 9-0 start of a year ago, but this Chiefs team is dangerous for one important reason:
They can rush the heck out of the passer." READ MORE…
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2. Chiefs aren't fretting lack of wide receiver touchdowns
By Terez Paylor - The Kansas CIty Star
"A.J. Jenkins started playfully shaking his head before the question was even finished.
This was Sunday, the aftermath of the Chiefs' 24-10 win over the Jets, and the third-year receiver was happy about that. But he also knew he messed up on one play in particular: in the first quarter he caught a short pass for 10 yards and dived 1-yard short of the end zone." READ MORE…
3. The Film Don't Lie: Chiefs
By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com
"A weekly look at what the Kansas City Chiefs must fix:
Here is a simple solution for the Chiefs to energize their passing game vs. the Bills in Buffalo on Sunday: Play the best receivers." READ MORE…
4. Big comebacks have become the norm in the NFL
By Arnie Stapleton - The Washington Times
"A double-digit deficit in the NFL is no longer the death knell it once was. Viewers don't change the channel and coaches don't change what they're doing, either.
With 23 comebacks from double digits through 134 games so far, the league is on pace this season for 44 come-from-behind wins by teams that trailed by 10 or more points. That would break by one the record set last year, according to STATS." READ MORE…
5. Chiefs CB Gaines has gone from getting burned to bringing serious heat
By Sean Keeler - Fox Sports Kansas CIty
"No curve, no mercy, no excuses. Phillip Gaines got grilled like a kielbasa at Lambeau Field, burned so badly by Green Bay's clipboard holders that they could smell the Kansas City Chiefs' rookie cornerback all the way in Fond du Lac.
'Oh, F,' Gaines said when asked to grade himself on the night of Aug. 28, the Chiefs' preseason swan song. 'I mean, yeah.'" READ MORE…
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