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The difference between the 2013 and 2014 Kansas City Chiefs

The difference between last year's and this year's Chiefs -- so far.

Doug Pensinger

I often wondered last year what the Kansas City Chiefs defense would look like if they didn't get so many turnovers. As it turns out, they would look like this year's Chiefs.

Through two games in 2014, the Chiefs defense has not forced a turnover. You have to go all the way back to December 2012 to find the last time the Chiefs went two consecutive games without forcing a turnover, which means this is the first time in Andy Reid and Bob Sutton's time with the Chiefs that the defense has done that.

This year the Chiefs are minus-three in turnovers after giving up three to the Titans last week. The Chiefs were plus-four at this point last year on their way to plus-nine after their Week 3 game in Philly.

If there is a major difference between the 2013 and 2014 Chiefs, it's the turnovers.

The good news is that these things tend to even out. Unless the Chiefs are going to be the worst turnover defense in the NFL -- knock on wood -- they're probably going to go on a run at some point. At least that's what I keep telling myself.

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