Regardless of your race, or your religion, or your political affiliation, or even your feelings toward our National Anthem, the one thing that brings us together as a people is shouting "WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU DOING?!" at this… this breathtakingly oblivious man. Why is he so bad? Why can’t he LEARN? A nation stands in utter bafflement at you, Andy.
On Thursday, the Green Bay Packers take on their customary preseason-finale foes, the Kansas City Chiefs. Joel Thorman of Arrowhead Pride was kind enough to answer some of our questions about the Chiefs and provide insight into the team heading into 2016.
Medical school is only the beginning of what makes Duvernay-Tardif a rare NFL player. He backpacked through Europe at 16. He has taken two yearlong sailing trips with his family. He’s bilingual, having picked up English to go along with French. "If they ever want to do a '30 for 30' on an offensive lineman, it would have to be Larry," said Chiefs center Mitch Morse, using the nickname the Chiefs have for their French-Canadian teammate. "The guy is multi-talented."
Judging from how the Chiefs went through practice on Tuesday, Jamaal Charles, Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West won't play. That would leave all the work for Darren Reaves and Knile Davis. If the Chiefs are serious about trading Davis, as reports suggest, they won't subject him to the physical pounding of a lot of playing time. So Reaves could spend a lot of time as the featured back.
He believes the final preseason game is ideal for young players to get in a game and showcase their abilities. "Obviously you’re not going to be able to keep everybody," Reid said. "But it gives you an opportunity as a player to get yourself on tape. And then if you don’t make it here, you have an opportunity to make it somewhere else."
2. Keep an eye on the edge rushers Edge rush remains a question mark for the Chiefs, and it will be interesting to see if any of the backups — namely Andy Mulumba, Dez Moses and 2016 sixth-round pick Dadi Nicolas — can open enough eyes to lock down a reserve role. Nicolas, in particular, has flashed this preseason and has an intriguing future.