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NFL power rankings 2015: Kansas City Chiefs tumble after loss to Green Bay Packers

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Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs were a top 10 team in the 2015 NFL power rankings about two weeks ago. Then they lost to the Denver Broncos in heartbreaking fashion, which dropped them a little bit. But plenty of folks still had them as a top 10 team in the league.

Now that the Chiefs have lost to the Green Bay Packers, they're falling again. Most still have the 1-2 Chiefs a few spots outside of the top 10.

Here are this week's 2015 NFL power rankings:

SB Nation: 10

ESPN: 12

Alex Smith has a Total QBR of 22.8 to start the season. The only quarterback who has been worse this season is Jimmy Clausen (8.9).

Odds Shark: 19

Mile High Report: 16 14

Well, the touchdown-less streak for Chiefs wide receivers is over, if that's any consolation for getting shellacked at Lambeau.

NESN: 14

The Chiefs had the unenviable task of playing the Packers at Lambeau Field, but you have to like what they did offensively in the second half, as they actually got a wide receiver or two involved for once.

Bleeding Green Nation: 12

Just when you think the Chiefs might be a contender, you remember Alex Smith is their quarterback. At least Kansas City finally threw a pass to a wide receiver!

Fox Sports: 18

The Chiefs finally got Jeremy Maclin involved -- unfortunately they were down 31-7 to the Packers first. If the Chiefs can establish a rhythm on offense, their impressive pass rush can help them get back in the win column fast.

Yahoo Sports: 14

At the end of the first half, the Chiefs called a Hail Mary pass. Instead of throwing it deep and risking a turnover — again, it was the last play of the half — Alex Smith scrambled for a few utterly meaningless yards as time ran out. Nothing sums up Smith and the Chiefs' insanely conservative offense better than that play.

ESPN: 12 (power index) 12

So ... For most of Monday night, Chiefs at Packers really was a rematch of Super Bowl I. Ugh. The Kansas City pass rush actually did pressure Aaron Rodgers at times; unfortunately, the Chiefs' secondary was letting receivers run around like club kids with backpacks and glowsticks. On the plus side, the Chiefs made a push at the end and actually produced a wide receiver touchdown! My goodness, was that the most tired stat in sports ... Now we can all watch K.C. games in peace.

USA Today: 19

At least they don't have to talk about their wide receivers' touchdown drought any more.

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