Tyler Bray started the game in a 17-7 Kansas City Chiefs win over the Green Bay Packers in the fourth and final preseason game on Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium.
Roster cut downs are coming
By Saturday afternoon the Chiefs will need to cut their roster from 75 to 53 players. That means many of the players you just watched in this game will be cut. The Chiefs think they’ll have a handful of players they’ll need to cut that will end up being picked up by other teams. The sign of a deep roster.
Big moves coming over the next 24 hours so stay tuned.
The Chiefs starters didn’t play
So what can we really gain from this? Maybe not a whole lot but it was still interesting to see some of the non-starters you don’t see all the time. The defensive linemen like Rakeem Nunez-Roches and David King and the defensive backs like Jeron Johnson and Kenneth Acker, it was fun to see some of these guys that will eventually have bigger roles in KC.
Dadi Nicolas is good
For those who don’t know he was the Kansas City Chiefs sixth round pick this year, a pass rusher out of Virginia Tech. They played him out of position last year on the interior defensive line. He’s an outside linebacker in Kansas City though. He’s a little under sized listed at 235 pounds but clearly he has some pass rush ability. WATCH THIS BEND (I put that in all caps because I can’t help myself):
See how Nicolas can bend and get low to move around the tackle more quickly? CRUCIAL trait 4 a pass rusher. pic.twitter.com/363YNHt3vq— Seth Keysor (@RealMNchiefsfan) September 2, 2016
Damn! I can’t stop watching that.
Still waiting for Tyreek Hill to break out
Tyreek had a drop on a pass from Tyler Bray. Well, the pass was very high but still catchable I think. If it were on target Hill would’ve been running.
We’re still waiting for that big breakout play from Tyreek Hill but it has yet to come. He still has something to prove with his hands. It’s easier to catch passes in training camp when you’re not going to be hit. But when a safety is bearing down on you over the middle? Different story.