AFC Power Rankings Week 14: Patriots drop to No. 3

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4. player. 124. <p>Only the Carolina Panthers are hotter than the Chiefs right now. Winners of six straight games, the Chiefs of today are a far cry from the 1-5 Chiefs that once resided in the cellar of the AFC</p> <p>Recording a pick-six in his former stadium must have felt pretty great for Tyvon Branch on Sunday. Marcus Peters also got in on the intercepting fun, making his fifth pick of the season and strengthening his case for Defensive Rookie of the Year in the process.</p> <p>The Chiefs’ road to the playoffs is paved, lined and has power lines; their next four opponents—San Diego, Baltimore, Cleveland and Oakland—have a combined 14-34 record. As long as they keep winning, the Chiefs will remain in the top four of these AFC power rankings.</p>. AFC West. 7-5. Kansas City Chiefs

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