The five biggest questions facing the Chiefs after training camp

The Chiefs have a lot of reasons to believe along with a growing list of questions to answer.

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5. Can the team enter the season healthy?

In a way, we've already addressed this question in part when looking at Kadarius Toney's potential availability (or lack of it), but the list of potential injury concerns is much longer than just Toney—even at wide receiver.

The biggest area of concern at the present time is at cornerback where the Chiefs have been tending to the swollen knee of L'Jarius Sneed for months on end. The issue first crept into view last postseason and he was held out of mandatory minicamp as well. Sneed has missed most of training camp due to load management, and it's hard to imagine this gets much better with 17 regular-season games ahead.

Even beyond Sneed, the Chiefs' secondary has taken some preseason hits. Nazeeh Johnson looked like a favorite to claim Chris Lammons' role on the roster as a special team ace but he's now out for the year. Nic Jones, the team's seventh-round pick out of Ball State, looked good in rookie camp and again in the preseason but fractured fingers have him sitting on the sidelines as well. The Chiefs have a lot of depth at the position but that's also a lengthy list of injuries stacking up. Here's hoping short-term issues heal soon.

Add smaller injuries to Nick Allegretti, Turk Wharton, Nikko Remigio and company and you have some areas of concern. With two more games to go, you want guys to somehow get through those games healthy and coming out stronger on the other side. Entire seasons depend on staying healthy more than we want to admit. Here's hoping the Chiefs can stay as available as possible.

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