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FanPulse: Chiefs fans’ confidence took a slight dip after close call vs. Lions

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...but it’s still way better than how Colts fans feel going into Sunday.

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Let’s see what has happened to fan base confidence following Week 4:

  • Following the Chiefs’ Week 1 win against the Jaguars, 95 percent of Chiefs fans felt confident in the direction of the team, a slight fall from the previous week.
  • Chiefs fans’ confidence is back up to 98 percent following the 28-10 win against the Oakland Raiders in Week 2.
  • Chiefs fans’ confidence remained right 98 percent following the team’s 33-28 win against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 3. Fan confidence dipped to a season-low 94 percent after the close call this past week against the Detroit Lions.

Now let’s check in on the Sunday Night Football matchup:

  • Colts fans’ season-low is much lower than that of the Chiefs. Only 52 percent of Colts fans are confident in the direction of the team after they dropped last game 31-24 to the Oakland Raiders. That’s a 42 percent difference between the two teams heading into Sunday Night Football.

This week’s national question asked which replacement quarterback (of the four) you would prefer.

  • Giants quarterback Daniel Jones just edged out Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew. Some would take Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater while nobody is all that interested in Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph.