Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Every Wednesday until the Super Bowl, Brian Billick will write a weekly column looking in-depth at different aspects of the modern NFL and will discuss experiences and insights he gained while coaching and broadcasting. The Kansas City Chiefs began the season as co-favorites in the AFC West, and some people even listed them as a dark horse for the Super Bowl. They'd beefed up their offensive line by signing the Texans' stellar right tackle Eric Winston, brought in running back Peyton Hillis to spell Jamaal Charles, added tight end Kevin Boss to add another weapon to a young, talented receiving corps, and returned a stout defense. GM Scott Pioli said it was clearly the most talented assemblage of players he had in his four years in Kansas City. That all seems like a long time ago. Now they end the month of October with a 1-6 record, one of the most depressing quarterback controversies in recent memory and historic levels of futility. They are the first NFL team since 1940 (which...
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