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Kansas City Chiefs are one of the youngest teams in the league again

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It's a good feeling knowing you have what you believe to be a good team while also sport one of the youngest teams in the league. That suggests there are good times ahead.

That's where the Kansas City Chiefs stand in Jimmy Kempski's annual average age rankings, which were taken on roster cut weekend so only slightly out of date by this point. The Chiefs are the sixth youngest team in the league with an average age of 25.83, according to the table posted on Philly Voice.

The Rams have been the youngest team for the last four consecutive years, which is incredible.They are followed by the Jacksonville Jaguars, which makes sense given some of their recent struggles.

The third youngest team? Green Bay! Former Packers exec John Dorsey is now the Chiefs GM so it seems he really is making Kansas City in the mold of Green Bay. Think of how bright the future is for Green Bay in that they have their quarterback, their GM has shown he can make over the roster AND they're the third youngest team. That's pretty much the ideal situation. The Chiefs are pretty close to that but don't have that Aaron Rodgers guy. He's OK, I guess.

The Miami Dolphins and the Chiefs Week 1 opponent Houston Texans are fourth and fifth on the list.

The Chiefs were the third youngest team last season, and the eighth youngest team in each of the two seasons before that.

The Broncos are 18th, the Chargers are 21st and the Raiders are 23rd. How the Raiders are 23rd despite the overhaul that's been attempted there? I have no idea.

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