Morning Addicts. Just a reminder that roster cuts are coming today. The Chiefs have to cut their roster down to 53 players by this afternoon. Stay tuned as we will be covering all the carnage for you.
Until then, here is your Morning Fix…old school style.
There are so many decisions to make, so many careers on the line and lives in a state of suspended animation as players wait for the word on whether they still have a locker and uniform on Sunday, or whether they are unemployed and possibly going on to their life’s work.
Coach Todd Haley got what he wanted from the Green Bay game in terms of extended playing time for the starters, but it happened at a cost. Many starters played the entire game, an unusual move for the final exhibition game, and quarterback Matt Cassel, tight end Tony Moeaki, right tackle Barry Richardson and strong safety Eric Berry left prematurely with injuries.
#6. Kansas City Chiefs-(10-6)- The most surprising team last year aims to make a deep playoff run on the backs of running back tandem of Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones.
The duo led the NFL in rushing yards with 164.2 yards per game. This division is tricky considering San Diego will contend for the AFC West title as well. San Diego had the best aerial offense last year while the Chiefs had the number one rush offense. I’ll take a run offense any day over a heavy pass set.
Prediction- (10-6 AFC West Champs)- History shows that running the ball is the most secure offense, which is why K.C. will repeat as AFC West Champions.