clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

NFL power rankings 2014: Kansas City Chiefs are in the middle of the pack entering Week 17

New, comments
Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The Kansas City Chiefs are hovering right around the middle of the pack in the 2014 NFL power rankings entering Week 17. Considering they're 8-7, that sounds about right.

Here's a snapshot of this week's NFL power rankings:

SB Nation: 16

ESPN: 14

Alex Smith was 15-of-20 for 181 yards targeting wide receivers Sunday, doubling his season average (five) for first downs in a game to wideouts (10). Still no touchdowns, though.

CBS Sports: 15

Can they finally complete a pass to a wide receiver for a touchdown in the final game? It's so hard to believe that it hasn't happened.

Yahoo Sports: 14

Looking back, it's incredible the Chiefs didn't get one wide receiver in what is looking like the greatest rookie receiver class ever.

FOX Sports: 16

Poor clock management and questionable coaching are getting the best of Andy Reid again, but you can't blame him for this collapse. The Chiefs are simply one of the NFL's worst at stopping the run on defense and the offense has failed to establish any vertical threat.