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Poll | Are the Chiefs the worst of the NFL’s worst?

Updated: 2012-10-16T14:44:51Z

The Kansas City Star

As week six comes to a close tonight, the Chiefs are among six NFL teams with only one victory and tied for the worst winning percentage in the league with the Cleveland Browns. So while it’s obvious the Chiefs are bad, it’s not as clear if they’re the absolute worst team in the NFL. Here’s a closer look at the six one-win teams. Check it out and then vote in our poll:


Record: 1-5

Only win: at New Orleans in week three, 27-24 in OT

Outscored: 183-104

Notable: Have not had a lead for a single second this season; ranked 12th in offense, 16th in defense

Cleveland Browns

Record: 1-5

Only win: Sunday vs. Bengals, 34-24

Outscored: 163-134

Notable: Win ended 11-game losing streak; ranked 30th in defense

Jacksonville Jaguars

Record: 1-4

Only win: at Indianapolis in week three, 22-17

Outscored: 138-65

Notable: Quarterbacked by former Mizzou Tiger Blaine Gabbert; ranked 29th in defense

Oakland Raiders

Record: 1-4

Only win: vs. Steelers in week three, 34-31

Outscored: 148-87

Notable: Chiefs’ next opponent at Arrowhead Stadium after bye week

Carolina Panthers

Record: 1-4

Only win: vs. Saints in week two, 35-27

Outscored: 125-92

Notable: At least they have Cam Newton at QB; only blowout loss was to defending Super Bowl champion Giants

New Orleans Saints

Record: 1-4

Only win: vs. Chargers in week five, 31-24

Outscored: 154-141

Notable: Have lost to two other teams on this list; lead the NFL in passing but ranked last in defense

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