There’s a chance Monday night’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs could be the highest-rated Monday night game of all time, and why not?It features the two top teams in the league and is a rematch of last year’s highly entertaining Super Bowl that Not only do Philadelphia and Kansas City own the best records in their respective conferences this season, but they have also flexed their dominance over the league for two calendar years. Since Dec. 1, 2021, including the postseason, the Eagles have the NFL’s best record (26-5, .839) while Kansas City (26-6, .813) ranks second.what it takes to repeat as Super Bowl champs? Why or why not?Do you think the Chiefs have
I do believe KC can find enough to win a championship this year, but it will be tough. The offense still isn’t living up to expectations (more on that later), but Steve Spagnuolo’s defense is thriving. The Chiefs’ new identity through the bye week was built on becoming a defense-first team. That sounds weird, doesn’t it? It’s also hard to completely write off the trio of Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes, and Travis Kelce. If the offense can just be consistently good come playoff time, the Chiefs definitely have a shot.
The Chiefs’ defense is ranked fourth overall in the NFL. What or who is it that makes them so successful?
Last year, GM Brett Veach took a huge risk by relying on a multitude of rookies. It ultimately paid off, and those players are now taking steps forward in their sophomore campaigns. Additionally, the offseason signings of Charles Omenihu, Drue Tranquill, and Mike Edwards have led to a new playmaker being added to each part of the defense. The Chiefs boast one of the most versatile and flexible schemes in football, and the result is a unit that’s better than anyone expected.