Field Yates is a former employee of the Kansas City Chiefs turned great NFL analyst for ESPN. This week he checked in with a rundown of the best and worst back-up quarterback situations in the league and the Chiefs are sitting pretty.
The Philadelphia Eagles rank No. 1 overall, an interesting turn since former Chiefs QB Chase Daniel is a part of the mix. The Chiefs come in at No. 6 overall. Yates writes:
There are few better quarterback tutors than coach Andy Reid, and the team recently made a move to sign Nick Foles, whom Reid drafted in Philadelphia. Foles is a steady veteran option who has been taking most of the second-team snaps during camp, and the Chiefs also have a trio of young QBs in tow: Aaron Murray, Tyler Bray and 2016 draft choice Kevin Hogan.
It will be interesting to see how all of this shakes down. The youngsters have yet to differentiate themselves from one another, but the time is now to make a decision on at least one of them. Then again, will John Dorsey really take a chance and put Kevin Hogan on the practice squad? Would he really cut him after drafting him? Will Bray's arm give him the nod over Murray?
Hopefully the Chiefs will choose correctly and even gain some potential draft assets for their extras on hand.