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Kansas City Chiefs Analysis

Understanding the NFL’s new roster rules in 2020 — and how the Chiefs could take advantage

Confused by the new CBA’s roster rules? Here’s everything you need to know to be an expert.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire is no ‘bust’

The Kansas City running back’s career hasn’t met our expectations — but it would be unfair to call him a bust.

Chiefs’ 2021 snap counts show turnover on all three levels of defense

Continuing our look at what the numbers say about the Chiefs’ roster continuity going into 2022.

Film review: UDFA Mike Rose has long frame, athleticism at linebacker

The Iowa State prospect had a more decorated college career than most undrafted free agents.

Let’s Argue: The Chiefs are a Wild Card team this year

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

Melvin Ingram’s Dolphins contract isn’t quite as rich as originally reported

Knowing the details of Ingram’s new deal in Miami, it’s a little clearer why he didn’t return to Kansas City.

2021 snap counts show the turnover on the Chiefs’ offense

Putting some numbers on the Chiefs’ roster continuity going into 2022.

Rocky’s World: Kehinde Oginni Hassan’s long road to Kansas City

The NFL International Pathways player has come further than anyone expected — but he still has a long way to go.

Let’s Argue: Juju Smith-Schuster is the Chiefs’ best wide receiver

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

Chiefs’ Trent McDuffie, Bills’ Kaiir Elam will be forever connected

Predicting the Chiefs’ final record for the 2022 NFL season

It’s time to put a way-too-early schedule prediction on the record!

Chiefs’ young corners will play pivotal role in new-look defense

The Chiefs’ 2022 draft class corners know they must hit the ground running.

Chiefs film review: Darian Kinnard has strong foundation as right tackle

The three-year starter in the SEC has experience and size on his side as a potential starter on offense.

5 veteran free agents who could still help the Chiefs

James Bradberry is the obvious connection, but who are the other veteran free agents that could help the Chiefs?

Chiefs Market Movers heading into OTAs

With the draft and rookie minicamp in the rearview mirror, which Kansas City players are trending up and trending down? What about some sleepers?

Let’s Argue: the Honey Badger can be replaced

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

Chiefs film review: Bryan Cook adds short-term and long-term value

The rookie from Cincinnati brings sound tackling to Kansas City.

Chiefs film review: Leo Chenal capable of more than just SAM linebacker

The former Wisconsin linebacker is an exciting complement to the Kansas City position group.

Chiefs Film Review: running back Isiah Pacheco is hungry — and it shows

Kansas City’s seventh-round selection is looking to prove himself — and stake his claim on the depth chart.

Thank you, Tyrann Mathieu, for always being yourself

Good luck to the Honey Badger as this chapter of his career comes to a close.

The Chiefs navigated the 2022 NFL Draft beautifully

Days after the conclusion of Kansas City’s draft, it looks even better than we first thought.

Kansas City is loading up its cornerback room — and Lonnie Johnson Jr. is the latest add

The Chiefs have acquired a lot of defensive backs over the last week, which should lead to a competitive offseason for the position

Chiefs Film Review: cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. has length and physicality

The latest addition to Kansas City’s cornerbacks will add to what should be great competition for playing time.

Diamond in the rough? Justyn Ross will make his case to be Chiefs' new receiver

Let’s take a look at new undrafted free agent Justyn Ross who will work to earn his spot on the Chiefs.

The Chiefs’ round-by-round report card for the 2022 NFL Draft

Catching up with how our readers (and our analysts) graded last weekend’s draft.

Chiefs Draft Profile: Trent McDuffie is now a cornerstone player in the secondary

Taking an in-depth look at what Kansas City’s top draft choice can bring to their defensive backfield.

Clark Hunt found the right team to lead the Chiefs — and set them up for success

Kansas City’s owner hired the right head coach and manager — and created a system where they can thrive.

6 winners and 4 losers from the Chiefs’ draft weekend

What can we take away from Brett Veach’s biggest draft weekend?

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Marshall safety Nazeeh Johnson at 259

What do we think of Kansas City’s final pick of the 2022 NFL Draft?

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Rutgers running back Isiah Pacheco at 251

What do we think of Kansas City’s newest running back?

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Washington State cornerback Jaylen Watson at 243

What do we think of Kansas City’s seventh-round running back?

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Kentucky tackle Darian Kinnard at 145

What do we think?

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Fayetteville State cornerback Joshua Williams at 135

What do we think?

Final consensus NFL Draft rankings — and Friday’s hits and misses

Let’s take our final look at our consensus draft rankings — and which teams might have made mistakes on Friday.

5 remaining players to watch for the Chiefs on Day 3

Here are some names to consider for Kansas City as it enters the draft’s final day.

Grading the Chiefs’ pick of Wisconsin linebacker Leo Chenal at 103

What do we think of Kansas City’s only third-round pick?