26 Dec 2010
Today, the Kansas City Chiefs clinched the AFC West with a win over the Titans and a loss by the Chargers to the Cincinnati Bengals.
In July, there was exactly one national outlet predicting that the Chiefs would win the AFC West: Football Outsiders.
In Football Outsiders Almanac 2010, we projected a AFC West crown for the Chiefs, thanks to an extremely weak schedule, decline from the Chargers, an elite running game, and a breakout season from outside linebacker Tamba Hali.
If you didn't purchase FOA 2010, here's your chance to read the Chiefs chapter detailing the expected improvement for free. You can download a PDF version of that chapter here.
42 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2010, 6:12am by tuluse
The Giants and Ravens set a record in Super Bowl XXXV with 21 total punts. That record may well be in jeopardy. But in this battle of top defenses, Carolina's superior and more flexible offense gives the Panthers the edge.