The Kansas City Chiefs are 4-0 for a very good reason – they don’t beat themselves. They have committed an AFC-low one turnover. That came on KCs first snap of the season – a fumble by rookie Kareem Hunt. That was 238 plays and 42 offensive possessions ago.
The last defensive player to win the NFL MVP award was Lawrence Taylor in 1986. The Steelers haven’t had an MVP since Terry Bradshaw in 1978, and the Raiders haven’t had one since quarterback Rich Gannon in 2002.
Marques Colston this week called Drew Brees “a Hall-of-Fame quarterback,” and while the Saints’ wide receiver doesn’t have a Hall-of-Fame vote he’s probably right. But Brees isn’t alone among today’s quarterbacks destined for Canton. We figure there are at least five who wind up there, including Brees and the two slam dunks — Peyton Manning and Tom Brady.
THIS WEEK’S HALL-OF-FAME GAME Arizona @ Denver, 4:05 p.m. (EDT) The line: Broncos by 7 The story: Arizona is one of two undefeated teams, yet the Cards are a touchdown underdog here. Reason: Peyton Manning. He wasn’t taking orders at Papa John’s during his week off; he was studying how to shred the Arizona secondary. …