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The Kansas City Chiefs and the Week 7 Power Rankings

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ESPN #16 Last week #25

Good news for Larry Johnson: He rushed for 119 yards and his first TD of the season in the win over Cincinnati. The bad news: He fumbled for the first time in 470 touches going back to more than a year ago.
CBS #19 Last week #25
At 3-3, they found their offense against the Bengals. But who doesn't? Let's see how they do at Oakland this week..
Fox Sports #14 Last week #21
Jared Allen made his presence felt on Sunday against the Bengals, recording 2.5 sacks and setting the tone on defense all afternoon. Allen, who missed the first two games of the season serving a suspension, has six sacks in only four games. The Chiefs are 3-1 since his return. The Chiefs — written off by many after an 0-2 start — are now right in the thick of the AFC playoff picture. Damon Huard looks good, Larry Johnson's running better and the defense is holding its own. Tied for first in the AFC West, there's reason for optimism in K.C. after all.
The Kansas City Chiefs finally make their foray into the teens of the national media's power rankings. ESPN doesn't get it. Last week's game wasn't about LJ's ability to run the ball. It was, like Fox Sports mentioned, about our defense and guys like Jared Allen. Fantasy football is skewing the perspectives of a lot of writers out there. 119 yards and a touchdown? That's 17 fantasy points! Thats a great day for a running back! Sheesh...

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