The Kansas City Chiefs continue to be the story of the NFL season as they improved to 8-0 by defeating the Cleveland Browns 23-17 in a tough physical game. The Chiefs are proving to others around the league that they are bullies, but how long can this ride last?
The good thing about a physical football team like the Chiefs is the fact that they can stay in it with any elite offense in the NFL. But on offense, a running team like the Chiefs is capable of success against any team in the NFL.
At the end of the day physical play is what wins playoff games, and it wins Super Bowls as well. Will the Chiefs go to the Super Bowl? It isn’t impossible with the way the Denver Broncos‘ defense has been playing and the suspect play of the New England Patriots in the AFC.
When looking at Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, there are still questions that surround him on whether or not he is the answer for the Chiefs. He is the perfect answer for the Chiefs because he forces his head coach in Andy Reid to run the ball and not force the issue in the passing game.
Reid has had his issues in the past being pass-happy in critical situations, and it looks like he is finally learning his lesson. This philosophy has led the Chiefs to being the only undefeated NFL team left.
“We love it,” Smith noted via ESPN.com. “You want the stages to get bigger. That’s why you put all the work in. You want this opportunity. You want that honor.”
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