4 Kansas City Chiefs veterans who could lose their jobs to rookies

With a fresh group of faces making their way to Chiefs training camp, here are four veterans who could be facing some pressure.
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Jaylen Watson/Joshua Williams, Defensive Backs

I'm cheating here because I couldn't pick just one. That's not a bad thing. I actually love both of these corners. They were both part of the epic 2022 draft class where Brett Veach went scorched earth on defense and pretty much nailed it.

Still, both players have been mostly backups. That may sound like a slight, but it's not. The Chiefs have been stacked at defenisve back for a couple of years now. The departure of L'Jarius Sneed finally opens up a spot for a new competition, and I expect these two guys to fight for it.

However, they'll have some younger competition. From second-year DB Chamarri Conner to Jaden Hicks, one of the Chiefs fourth-round picks this year, there's an impressive amount of emerging talent to like. Heck, you could add in sixth-round pick Kamal Hadden, too.

At any rate, if these players manage to steal snaps from these two veterans, I don't think it will be an indictment on them. It will just tell us that Brett Veach has once again nailed his defensive back picks. I'm here for it.