Travis Kelce joined the Rich Eisen Show to talk about Catching Kelce and they were able to fit in a little bit of talk about the Kansas City Chiefs offense.
Kelce said something that piqued my interest. Rich Eisen was giving him a hard time about Alex Smith not throwing the ball deep when Kelce said this:
“Just wait on it. We’ve got Brad Childress and coach (Matt) Nagy as our co-offensive coordinators this year. Got a little bit of a different style of offense since I’ve seen over the offseason and OTAs and things like that. It’ll be interesting to see how we progress going through training camp. That’s the fun of training camp and finding the makeup of your team.”
A “different style of offense”? What does that mean? Something drastic or just a subtle tweak? One difference I can think of is Albert Wilson seeing more time in the slot. Other than that, the personnel or positions shouldn’t change much from last year. Maybe it’s related to the run game because the Chiefs were so successful last year with Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West?
I would guess it’s not a major change because how much can Andy Reid really change after he’s had success in the West Coast Offense for the last 20 years. The offense has seen the most changes in three years with Doug Pederson leaving and the co-coordinators taking over. But how much of that change will we notice?