Kansas City Chiefs

AFC West

C-

Overall Team DVOA

-7.8% 22nd

The rebuilt Chiefs offensive line aced its preseason dress rehearsals. Now it must hold up against an early-season slate of games that begins with the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. Patrick Mahomes is the NFL’s best player when he’s not running for his life, and the Chiefs remain the team to beat in the AFC. But we will learn in a hurry whether or not the other conference contenders have caught up enough to pose a serious threat.

DVOA Team Rankings

Through Week 1

Total DVOA
-7.8%22nd
Offense
32.1%4th
Defense
41.9%31st
Special Teams
2.0%10th
Weighted DVOA
-7.8%22nd
Unadj. Total VOA
-1.6%20th
Future Schedule
-5.2%22nd
Past Schedule
16.8%11th

2021 Season Projections

Mean Projection
10.5 wins3rd
Projected Schedule
-0.1%18th
Projected DVOA
15.5%3rd
Playoff Contender (9-11 wins)
40.6%7th
Super Bowl Contender (12+ wins)
37.2%3rd
Win Super Bowl
9.2%3rd
Playoff Contender (9-11 wins)
40.6%7th
Super Bowl Contender (12+ wins)
37.2%3rd
Win Super Bowl
9.2%3rd

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Football Outsiders Almanac 2021