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Let’s Argue: Clyde Edwards-Helaire is going to the Pro Bowl

Mark Gunnels takes on all your hot takes, wacky predictions and unpopular opinions.

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Let’s Argue!

Let’s Argue is a weekly series that looks at hot takes, unpopular opinions, wacky predictions and more from Kansas City Chiefs fans.


Clyde Edwards-Helaire is making the Pro Bowl.

This is definitely a hot take, especially when you consider Edwards-Helaire may not even be the best running back on his own team.

The Chiefs just signed Ronald Jones — and Derrick Gore is still on the roster. Edwards-Helaire looked good when he returned from injury, but when it comes to making the Pro Bowl, health is a significant factor.

In Edward-Helaire’s first two seasons, he has missed 10 games.

Also, look at the backs Edwards-Helaire would have to beat out in the AFC. He would have to be better than the likes of Derrick Henry, Jonathan Taylor, Nick Chubb, Joe Mixon and others.

Trade both first-round picks and build the defense.

I agree with second half of this tweet. After losing Tyrann Mathieu, Charvarius Ward, Anthony Hitchens and potentially Melvin Ingram, the Chiefs have plenty of holes to fill on the defensive side of the ball.

On the bright side, Kansas City is tied with the most draft picks (12) with the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, I’m totally against trading both first-round picks.

One of them? Sure. But the Chiefs need a first-rounder this year.

Patrick Mahomes is the worst starting quarterback in his division.

Okay, I’m not going to spend too much time on this one. This smells like a troll job, but just in case it’s not, let’s break it down.

Patrick Mahomes is only 26 years old, and he’s already a former Super Bowl MVP, regular-season MVP, a four-time Pro Bowler and a two-time All-Pro.

We’re done here.

Terrell Owens makes the difference in the AFC title game.

In case you missed it, Terrell Owens was on the “Pat McAfee Show” a little over a week ago. During the segment, Owens said something that raised fans’ eyebrows in Chiefs Kingdom.

Obviously, Owens played for Andy Reid in Philadelphia, but even at 48 years old, he believes he could’ve helped the Chiefs this past season.

“You look at the last game that they played… they’re in the red zone, just as I had mentioned. Third down, red-zone situation — Patrick Mahomes, he couldn’t find anybody in the red zone. You insert me into that offense, that’s where I just said I would be valuable. You had Tyreek Hill, you got Travis Kelce. You put me on the other side of that formation. Somebody has to commit to one side or the other because at the end of the day, I’m going to get open.”

I love Owens’ confidence, but the man is 48 and he hasn’t played in the NFL in over a decade.

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