Kansas City Chiefs Confront Crunch Time

And so . . .

Once again fanboi chatter and a great deal of sports talker excuses attempt to obfuscate some very real questions about the team going into the playoffs. 

Here's the TKC list of some of our favorite coverage the day after disappointment . . .

With one week to go, Chiefs can still get the top AFC playoff spot back

The Kansas City Chiefs can still get the top seed in the AFC playoff bracket, but it's going to require a little help from the Tennessee Titans. The pathway to a playoff bye week is tough, but relatively simple. The Chiefs looked like major long shots to take the top seed at the halfway point of the season.

The Chiefs deserve to be where they are - and they can still win it all

Back in Week 8, the Kansas City Chiefs were 3-4. Hardly anyone gave them a chance to make the playoffs - much less win their sixth consecutive AFC West championship or contend for the AFC's single postseason bye. The defense was a mess.

3rd and 27: The drive that may change the direction of the Chiefs' postseason

by: PJ Green Posted: / Updated: CINCINNATI, Ohio - Cincinnati Bengals receiver Ja'Marr Chase had a legendary day vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. 11 catches, 266 yards, three touchdowns: most receiving yards in an NFL game by a rookie. Chase's 1,429 receiving yards are also the most receiving yards in a season by a rookie receiver.

Chiefs-Broncos game flexed to Saturday, NFL announces

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- The Kansas City Chiefs regular season finale has been moved to Saturday. The Chiefs and Denver Broncos will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN. The game will be in Denver. While Denver was eliminated from postseason contention on Sunday, the game has significant value for the Chiefs.

Chiefs open as favorites vs. Broncos in Week 18

In Week 18, the Kansas City Chiefs travel to Denver to finish their season with an AFC West matchup against the Broncos. Despite the game being on the road and them coming off of a loss, the Chiefs opened as 9-point favorites, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

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