It turns out the Kansas City Chiefs might have a good defense this season, too. Uh oh, NFL.
Had the Chiefs won in Week 1, their defense would have been a much bigger story. Without star defensive lineman Chris Jones, the Chiefs did a good job against the Detroit Lions. Detroit scored one of its three touchdowns on a pick-six. The focus on the Chiefs after the game was the 21-20 loss, not the defense looking pretty good. That was understandable.
The Chiefs' defense should start to get more credit after Sunday. Kansas City had Jones back after he ended his holdout after getting a new one-year deal, and KC looked good again.