Chiefs Exit Week 3 With Two-Game Lead In AFC West Standings

KANSAS CITY MO - SEPTEMBER 26: A pair of Kansas City Chiefs fans look on during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium on September 26 2010 in Kansas City Missouri. The Chiefs won 31-10. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Chiefs exit Week 3 of the NFL season with a two-game lead in the AFC West

The Kansas City Chiefs have exited Week 3 of the 2010 NFL season with a 3-0 record a two-game lead in the AFC West.

On Sunday, it wasn't pretty for the AFC West not named the Chiefs:

Indianapolis Colts 27 Denver Broncos 13

Seattle Seahawks 27 San Diego Chargers 20

Oakland Raiders 23 Arizona Cardinals 24

Oh, yeah, and then the Chiefs won big on Sunday dominating the San Francisco 49ers 31-10.

That puts the Chiefs a full two games ahead of all the other AFC West teams.

It also ensures that the Chiefs will have their first winning quarter in the Todd Haley era. Haley breaks down the season into quarters and this will be his first three-win quarter as a Chief.

In two weeks, the Chiefs will have the chance to make that the first undefeated quarter in the Haley era.

Here's how the AFC West standings are shaking out:

1. Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)

2. San Diego Chargers (1-2)

3. Denver Broncos (1-2)

4. Oakland Raiders (1-2)

This is about how folks thought the AFC West would start out like. Of course, you could replace the Chiefs with the Chargers.

Moving forward, the Chiefs will face one of the tougher two week stretches in all of football:

At Indianapolis

At Houston

The Colts are obviously a model team and falls into the elite category. The Texans on the other hand are playing elite but haven't yet proved they can do it over an entire season. Either way, they're a solid team.

Worst case scenario: The Chiefs drop two in a row to the Colts and Texans while another AFC West somehow wins two in a row and the Chiefs enter Week 7 tied for first place.

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