The Kansas City Chiefs have jumped out to an NFL-best 8-0 start to the surprise of many, myself included. There are some who try to detract from the Chiefs' hot start, saying, "They haven't played anyone," or "The Chiefs are just lucky."
I can assure you, dear reader, if it were possible to luck your way into 8-0, there would be more undefeated teams in the NFL right now.
The Chiefs have pulled off their hot start thanks to a stifling defense that hasn't allowed more than 17 points to any opponent this year and a special teams unit that gives the offense the best field position in the league with which to work, as outlined by Jim Armstrong of Football Outsiders—and opponents the worst.
Without further ado, here is the midseason report card for the Kansas City Chiefs.