Where they stand: Chiefs O-Line

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Parker Ehinger
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The Chiefs already got Mitchell Schwartz on a steal of a deal...can Dorsey do it again?
The Chiefs already got Mitchell Schwartz on a steal of a deal…can Dorsey do it again? /

Free agency paid off in the form of Mitchell Schwartz. An instant starter, Schwartz should be anchoring the right side for the foreseeable future.

Schwartz brings two things to the table that Andy Reid needs desperately. As a young but seasoned veteran, Schwartz has the experience to be a leader for this unit. That is a critical attribute for a very young unit. In addition, Schwartz brings something unique to this team. He is one of only a handful of right tackles that have shown to be able to handle Von Miller one on one.

With Eric Fisher and Mitch Morse healthy this offseason, they have their starting spots locked down. The Reid/Dorsey braintrust values versatility and that would be the key for the backup tackle Jah Reid. He can play at tackle or at guard and his performance in 2015 would make him the likely go-to for swing tackle.

That leaves the guards.

The Chiefs coaching staff has shown a lot of faith in Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. He has been entrenched at the right guard position for the entirety of the offseason. Slow in processing, its likely he will be unchallenged to start there fort he regular season. Hopefully, he has built more strength to aid in his mastering the Reid offense.

Next: More Morse?