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The Kansas City Chiefs biggest weak spot is cornerback ... or is it?

I find it interesting that we have some Chiefs fans who believe cornerback is a big need and some who believe it’s one of the Chiefs stronger positions. Two people can look at the same thing and come away with different conclusions.

Gregg Rosenthal of NFL dot com has a piece out looking at the biggest remaining weak spots for every team and for the Chiefs he chose cornerback.

Dorsey's biggest concern could be with his cornerback depth chart. The draft didn't bring any help to a group that was giving Steven Nelson, Terrance Mitchell and Phillip Gaines snaps behind star Marcus Peters. It's not close to the worst group in the league, but as with the rest of the Chiefs' roster, the question is, is it good enough to take the next step in January?

That Chiefs defense held the Steelers to zero touchdowns in the playoffs (six field goals but whatever). Friend of the site Chase Snyder collected a few stats that showed how the Chiefs secondary has been a strength, not a weak spot.

If you can’t read those stats, they read:

  • The Chiefs ranked second and third in passing defense in the past two seasons
  • Eric Berry was the highest graded AFC West safety last season
  • No safety broke up more passes than Ron Parker
  • Terrance Mitchell allowed a 58.8 QB rating from Week 13 to the end of the season

Is it a big need or is it not a big need?


Where does cornerback rank among the Chiefs needs?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    It’s one of the Chiefs biggest needs
    (171 votes)
  • 85%
    It’s not one of the Chiefs biggest needs
    (1007 votes)
1178 votes total Vote Now

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