4 key questions for the KC Chiefs ahead of a daunting postseason

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Question #4: Can the Chiefs offensive line stay healthy?

Wow, if there was one negative from Sunday's win, it was the injuries. The Chiefs had nothing to lose except that against the Chargers, and they left Los Angeles with a win but two banged-up offensive line starters.

Rookie left tackle Wanya Morris was the first to fall, leaving the game with a head injury. He went into the locker room in the first quarter, later being diagnosed with a concussion. Right tackle Jawaan Taylor slid over to fill Morris' spot, but he left the game in the second quarter with a lower leg injury.

While Morris was out for the remaining action, Taylor did return in the second half for some brief action. The injuries to those two, coupled with left tackle Donovan Smith's absence, make the offensive line's health a major storyline ahead of Wild Card weekend.

Kansas City did a great job of rotating the remaining linemen throughout the game, including moving Joe Thuney to tackle in Taylor's absence. The line doesn't seem deep on paper, but it was reassuring to see so many players at different positions.

However, there is always the fear of history repeating itself. The Super Bowl LV loss was a tough pill to swallow for Chiefs fans, and the thought of offensive line injuries causing another postseason exit is concerning. Ultimately, only time will tell if the offensive line will remain healthy and help lead the Chiefs to another Super Bowl victory.