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With Chase Daniel gone, Chiefs backup QB is likely already on the roster

The Kansas City Chiefs had few worries at backup quarterback the past three years with Chase Daniel, who was one of the better No. 2s in the league. Now that Chase Daniel has gone to the Philadelphia Eagles, we've had folks ask if the Chiefs could draft another quarterback. Sure, that's possible but there are stronger indications that the Chiefs backup is already on the roster.

It's a good bet it will be Aaron Murray or Tyler Bray. In the past few weeks both GM John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid have been asked if their No. 2 quarterback is on the roster and they said indicated that he was.

The best bet is probably Aaron Murray. He's entering his third year in the league with no regular season snaps. Murray completed 26-of-36 passes for 232 yards, three touchdowns and one pick in the 2015 preseason which was an improvement over his 10-for-20 for 120 yard performance in the 2014 preseason. He looks like he has some promise and he's young, which makes him a good backup quarterback.

Bray, meanwhile, has an injury history with a season-ending injury before the 2014 season and a torn ACL late in 2014. He missed all of last season but the Chiefs signed him to a two-year extension before the season. His size and arm strength just oozes potential but he's been in the league for three years and we've hardly heard a peep from him. However, it doesn't hurt that someone like Andy Reid thought enough of him to give him a contract extension.

Drafting a quarterback? It's always a consideration for Andy Reid (which is great for our page views, everyone loves QBs) but it sounds like the Chiefs like the quarterback depth chart now.

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