The Chiefs are still somehow alive in the AFC playoff hunt

The AFC has a ragtag group of Wild Card hopefuls. The Chiefs are in that group.
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The Chiefs' playoff chances are still very much in play, even after a five-game losing streak.

Factor out the AFC's three undefeated teams (Patriots, Bengals, Broncos) and there's a mess left. Only two teams have an above-.500 record.

The Chiefs aren't one of them. But they do now hold an all-important tiebreaker over the 4-3 Pittsburgh Steelers if they can mount a winning streak.

Their remaining schedule could push things in that direction. They have games against the Lions, Bills, Ravens, and Browns left. And they'll face the Raiders and Chargers twice.

(h/t ESPN)

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