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Can Mitch Morse and Eric Fisher rebound from down years in 2017?

The only noticeable weakness on the Chiefs roster comes along the offensive line. Morse dealt with injury last season and didn't play up to the high standard he set for himself early in his pro career. Fisher had a down year in 2017 as well. With a new quarterback set to take the reins of the offense and defenses primed to key on limiting Kareem Hunt, Kansas City could face some challenges up front if Morse and Fisher can't bounce back. Fisher signed an extension in 2016 ... he's not going anywhere for the time being. Morse is in the final year of his rookie contract though. If he remains the liability he was in 2017 or can't stay healthy, center will be one of the biggest needs the Chiefs will look to fill in the 2019 draft.

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