Quotable Monday: Position battles, 65 Power Toss, players ready to step up


It’s that time of the week. Here’s what people across the interwebs are saying about your Kansas City Chiefs.

65 Toss Power Trap ranked Chiefs top play (via Adam Teicher, ESPN)

The Chiefs’ first touchdown in their only Super Bowl victory came on a 5-yard, second-quarter run by Mike Garrett.

Seven players the Chiefs need to step up (via Joel Thorman, ArrowheadPride)

OT Eric Fisher: Is it too early to say it’s a “prove-it” year from the 2013 No. 1 pick? Fisher is entering just his second season. But after having a so-so rookie year, the Chiefs are hoping he can step up to take control the way you would expect the No. 1 pick to. Fisher had two offseason surgeries and hasn’t fully practiced this offseason so he has plenty to prove in training camp.

Are the Chiefs the next team that may have to change its name? (via Claudio Saunt, Slate)

In the NFL, two teams retain Indian-themed names. The Kansas City Chiefs play on land that once belonged to the Osage Indians. “The truth is,” Thomas Jefferson admitted to the secretary of the Navy in 1804, the Osages “are the great nation South of the Missouri.”

A position-by-position breakdown of the Chiefs defense (via James Dudko, BleacherReport)

If the Chiefs want more pressure from this position, they might consider giving Allen Bailey a few more snaps. Th 6’3″, 288-pounder is a bit of tweener. He’s not quite nimble enough to be a dominant pass-rusher, nor is he bulky enough to be a stout 5-technique.

Three most intriguing position battles (via Dylan Leeper, isportsweb)

Tight End:The Chiefs have gone through quite the carousel of tight end’s ever since the great Tony G left. This isn’t to say they haven’t had guys come in and play well, its just they have always seemed to get hurt as quickly as they came in.

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