I've heard a few Kansas City Chiefs fans use the words "momentum killer" when talking about the upcoming bye week.
As you know, the Chiefs are coming off three straight wins (four dating back to last season) including their most recent 31-10 spanking of the 49ers. So clearly momentum can be considered a big factor here.
So is the bye week perfect timing or a momentum killer?
My take: It's perfect timing. The Chiefs are going up against the Colts and Texans in the upcoming weeks and the way they've game-planned, having two weeks to prepare for Indy could make this a very interesting game. I'm not saying the Chiefs are going to win -- they won't be favored -- but to me it's perfect timing that you have a bye week before the toughest two-week stretch on the schedule.
The Chiefs are a little banged up with guys like Tyson Jackson and Ryan O'Callaghan recovering from injury (as well as Javier Arenas who was nicked up on Sunday).
I really don't know where most folks stand on this so I'm looking forward to the results of this poll.