After Week 5, through Sunday at least, there are now just two teams unbeaten in the NFL: the New England Patriots (5-0 after throttling the atrocious Washington Redskins) and the San Francisco 49ers (3-0 and awaiting Monday Night Football).
That’s because the Kansas City Chiefs dropped one, a bad one for their standards, as they lost 19-13 at home to the Indianapolis Colts. It’s not so much who they lost to, but rather how they lost. They, in truth, hadn’t been playing well in recent weeks, and that carried over as they saw quarterback Pat Mahomes struggle. That’s a rare sight, but one that rang true as the second-year QB went 22-39 for just a single TD. But let’s not overlook the Colts’ defense. They shut down the Chiefs and got retribution for their playoff loss back in January. You can’t and shouldn’t take that away from them! Another nice story is that 12 of the 19 Colts points came from Adam Vinatieri, who was supposedly retiring a few weeks ago. Nice touch there.