Sports writers offer high praise for the defense that will ultimately determine the team's greatness.
Check the money line . . .
"The defense will be playing with a chip on its shoulder all season. These players know when people think of the Chiefs, they think of Mahomes and the offensive firepower. However, the unit on the opposite side of the ball could be ready to make a stamp on their legacy of this era of Chiefs football as well.
"The pass-rush-by-committee of Chris Jones, Frank Clark, Alex Okafor, Mike Danna, Joshua Kaindoh, Jarran Reed, and Tershawn Wharton could be among one of the most underrated groups in the NFL. Frank Clark will need to play up to his potential in order for this group to reach an elite level . . ."
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The Kansas City Chiefs are looking to become the first team in NFL history to host four straight conference championship games. The Andy Reid-led Philadelphia Eagles hosted the NFC Championship in the 2002, 2003, and 2004 seasons. Of course, the Chiefs have hosted the AFC Championship three straight times dating back to 2018.