Kansas City Chiefs make franchise history by winning AFC West for fifth successive season

A week ago the Kansas City Chiefs secured a season finisher compartment and this week they’ve secured the AFC West division.

With a 33-27 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 14, Kansas City has formally won the AFC West division. They have a 12-1 record without precedent for establishment history. The success additionally denotes the fifth back to back season that the Chiefs have won the AFC West division, which is the most sequential division wins in establishment history. It breaks the record put keep going season with four-on the right track division titles. Preceding this run, the group had always lost the AFC West in back to back seasons.

They’re currently the third AFC West group to actually win the division in five sequential seasons, following the 1972-1976 Raiders and the 2011-2015 Broncos. One year from now they become the lone establishment throughout the entire existence of the AFC West to have won the division in six continuous seasons.

Their enormous sudden spike in demand for the AFC West began in 2016 with Alex Smith quarterbacking the group. It has been stretched out gratitude to the remarkable play of Patrick Mahomes and the unbelievable consistency of Chiefs HC Andy Reid. There’s insufficient to be said about Reid, who truly appears to have this division sorted out. He’s presently won 11 division titles in his profession.

The 31-4 record the Chiefs have over division rivals since 2015 is the best divisional record of any group in any 6-year range since the 1970 AFL-NFL consolidation as indicated by NFL Research.

While a season finisher compartment and the AFC West division are settled, Kansas City actually has bounty to play for in these last weeks. The No. 1 seed is on the line with the Pittsburgh Steelers losing to the Washington Football Team in Week 14.

The Chiefs are presently attached with the Steelers for the AFC’s top record and they’ll have to keep on keeping pace on the off chance that they need to be pronounced the top group in the meeting and get the lone first-round bye week.