3 Chiefs winning their positional battles so far in training camp

Many positions are still too clouded to read, but we like the way things are trending for these players.

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This is the sort of problem that every general manager would love to have, but Brett Veach has a problem all the same. How does a front office and coaching staff like those on the Kansas City Chiefs sort through roster battles when there are more exciting players than there are spots on the roster? It's a difficult scenario.

For those 90 players trying their best to make the Chiefs active roster, there are three preseason exhibitions and training camp to utilize but a lot of those opportunities are now in the rearview mirror. Training camp wraps on Thursday in St. Joseph and only two games remain before Veach and co. must submit their final decisions.

At this point, many positions are too difficult to predict with any degree of certainty but we do like the chances of these players to come out higher on the depth chart than some might have initially expected.

Skyy Moore

For those who wondered how the competition might sort itself out at wide receiver in terms of which pass catchers would earn the most opportunities out of the gate, there's a definite tiered system being installed in place so far though training camp and one of three preseason games. And firmly enmeshed in that top tier is Skyy Moore.

Moore came into the offseason with a fairly bright spotlight on him in terms of hopeful development. Last season was intended to be an on-ramp for the second-round pick out of Western Michigan for myriad reasons but primarily because he wasn't all that important on a team with so many other veteran weapons. That said, most of Chiefs Kingdom would have liked to have seen more than 250 receiving yards, but Moore can only work with what he's given.

With Mecole Hardman now in New York and JuJu Smith-Schuster in Boston, the way has been cleared of proven characters for the sake of youthful competition, and the team clearly likes what Moore can offer out of the slot. It will be interesting to see his ongoing chemistry with Patrick Mahomes and how the Chiefs utilize his talents in concert with other new faces.