KANSAS CITY (Mo. — Despite losing franchisespillarsWatching AFC West rivals fill up with talent via free agency and trades is a great experience. General manager Brett Veach stated that he is optimistic about the team's chances for this season.
Veach stated, “We have the men and the wiring to do really well.” “Given the track record and coaching staff… I feel optimistic, I'd say.”
Mathieu signed with the Chiefs this week, but Mathieu decided not to sign again with them.. Hill's contract was not extended because of his desire to be the NFL’s highest paid wide receiver, despite the market's exploding salaries.
With 10 draft picks, the Chiefs were capable of covering a lot ground. There were two in each round. They also acquired a cornerback., a pass-rusher A wide receiver is also a plus .
Although they may not have made as many moves before the draft like their AFC West counterparts, the Chiefs didn't neglect free agency. They signed Mathieu’s replacement in safetyTwo veteran wide receivers were added to the team. .
Chiefs believe they are ready for the seventh consecutive division title and a spot at the AFC Championship Game.
Veach stated, “I feel quite good about the work that we did in offseason.” We had many things to do. I feel good about our approach. The plan that we came up with was a good one. It was hard, especially when there was a crazy receiver market.
“I feel great about not only the talent but also the quantity. I believe we added a lot more good talent.
McDuffie Karlaftis Reid, and third-round defensive linebackerThe Chiefs could have four new starters in defense, This defensive overhaul is very similar to that of Veach and Chiefs in 2019.
The Chiefs were slow to start defensively, but they started playing well by the end of the season. Super Bowl LIV was won again by the Chiefs.
Veach stated that there could be a transition period with these men as well. “We're talking about a rookie corner, a rookie linebacker, and a rookie defensive ends. A safety was brought in from Houston. There are many moving parts. Although it looks great on paper, there are a lot of moving parts.