KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they had only two of them all last season.
So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the Chiefs remain humble to the point where it was hard to tell in Sunday's postgame locker room that they had just defeated the Browns.
"We've always been humble," safety Eric Berry said. "We're going to keep working because we know how hard these wins are to come by. We don't take these for granted."
The Chiefs are off to the second-best start in franchise history, and can match the 2003 team that won its first nine games on Sunday at Buffalo. They've done it primarily by leaning on special teams and defense, which is on pace to set several NFL records.
The defense was at it again last weekend. The Browns closed within a field goal early in the second half, but Kansas City kept repelling them down the stretch. The C...