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While the NFL Power Rankings are a weekly thing, it’s never too early to jump ahead and look toward the playoffs. With roughly a quarter of the season in the books, that’s what we’re doing.
This week, we determined each team’s postseason chances, according to the ESPN Football Power Index (FPI), then we had each NFL Nation writer talk about those percentages and how they relate to the teams they cover.
How we rank in our Power Rankings: Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluates how teams stack up throughout the season.
Week 4 ranking: 1
FPI chance to make playoffs: 99.5%
A lot has to go wrong for the Chiefs to miss the playoffs,