Look there are a dozen reasons this whole thing will be as outdated as a flip-phone soon enough but while the numbers line up we might as well say it out loud:
This Chiefs’ defense has a chance to go down as one of the best in recent NFL memory.
Now we’re all adults here. We all know the Chiefs’ first six opponents included the Jaguars and maybe two playoff teams (the Titans and someone from the awful NFC East) while their next 10 opponents include five currently in the top five in offense (starting this week against the Texans and peaking with two games against the Broncos).
So what the Chiefs are doing at the moment is a bit like leading a marathon at mile six but well after years of throwing up in the sponsors’ tent by this point it’s worth taking a moment to recognize that this defense isn’t just fueling a 6-0 start it’s playing at a historic pace.
On Wednesday Tamba Hali was announced as the AFC’s defensive player of the week. That means that between Hali and fello...