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NFL Power Rankings Week 6: Kansas City Chiefs Defense Carrying Them

There's a theme we're seeing with a lot of these NFL power rankings in Week 6.

People will say the Chiefs defense is great but.... far can Matt Cassel carry them?

CBS Sports power rankings puts the Chiefs at No. 16:

After losing for the first time, it won't get any easier this week at Houston. But Matt Cassel has to do more. He just doesn't make enough plays down the field.

It's no secret Cassel is struggling this year and it appears the Chiefs are winning in spite of him, not because of him. How they handle that situation moving forward will be very important because the defense is ready to compete now.