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New England Patriots dominate the weak AFC East, like Kansas City Chiefs in AFC West

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2022

KC Chiefs win AFC West

The Kansas City Chiefs have won the AFC West title for an unprecedented seventh time in a row with a 30-24 overtime victory against the Houston Texans.

Credits: Musket Fire

The titles won

As well as the championships won during the 1973-79 season, the Chiefs' seventh consecutive title is tied with the Rams' streak of division titles from 1973-79.

Credits: Forbes

Team with the best results

The New England Patriots were the most successful team in the AFC East from 2003 to 2019, winning 11 straight titles between 2009 and 2019.

Credits: Boston.com

Played well overall

However, their success was not only due to their outstanding overall play but also because they played in weak divisions.

Credits: The Guardian

Achieved playoff success

Only six other teams in the AFC East reached the playoffs or reached double-digit wins during the Patriots' reign from 2003 to 2019.

Credits: Pats Pulpit

There are several quarterbacks.

Denver Broncos have had multiple quarterbacks, head coaches, and even new owners since Peyton Manning retired from the franchise following the 2015 season.

Credits: USA Today

Both recently relocated

A dysfunctional organization from the top down plagued the Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Rams, which both relocated recently.

Credits: Buffalo News

Division's only team

The chiefs were the only team in the division to win the Super Bowl back-to-back in 2019 and 2020, during which no 10-win team or playoff team was in the division.

Credits: The Guardian

Leader of the team

Mahomes running Reid’s offense has kept the Chiefs winning, despite Alex Smith's role as the team's leader in 2016 and 2017.

Credits: The New York Times

Leading in both categories

As a leading candidate for MVP, he passed for 336 yards and 36 touchdowns, making him the NFL's leader in both categories.

Credits: Sportskeeda

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