It's obvious but it's true: The Kansas City Chiefs are playing 16 games this year, not four. That means this season is not over yet -- even if it feels like it probably is. History says there will be one team like the Chiefs that makes the playoffs -- so, yes, I'm telling you there's a chance.
Since 12-team playoff format began in 1990, an average of 1 @NFL team a year makes playoffs after starting 1-3— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) October 7, 2015
Of those teams, you're probably arguing about the Ravens, Eagles or Chiefs as the most likely to get out of this (in my biased opinion). No, it's not likely. But it is possible!
Chiefs coach Andy Reid was asked this week if he saw anything unusual from the Chiefs in their three-game skid.
"I believe in this football team," Reid said, via quotes from the Chiefs. "I would tell you we've played good teams - that allows our young guys to get better. I feel that the season is not a four-game season, that's not what it is. But at the same time, you have massive urgency every play to be better and we have to do that. Whether it's coaching, whether it's playing, we have to do a better job."
Despite what you read on Chiefs Twitter, there are people who believe the Chiefs can turn it around. We asked readers how many games the Chiefs will win in the second quarter of the season and 70-plus percent of folks said it will be three or four wins in the next four.