The Kansas City Chiefs, just like the other 31 teams, selected a few players in the 2021 NFL draft. Of course, by now, you all know who the new additions are, so I may not need to mention their names.
The Chiefs are coming off of a tough loss in the super bowl to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady. Therefore, they will need all the help they can get, especially when looking at how they lost the game.
If you have eyes, you could see that the offensive line struggled the entire game. Of course, the defense could have been better, but they were continuously put in tough positions. Well, there are a few rookies from this last draft who could immediately impact the team.
Chiefs Rookies will be Helpful
The Chiefs have three rookies that I believe can be helpful immediately for this team. Yes, they all can help the team out. However, these two will likely be used early and often.
So, you might be thinking the first player the team would use is their first pick. However, that may not be true. Nick Bolton may not get much run to start the season. Mainly because of the expected play of Willie Gay Jr., along with the green dot himself in Ben Niemann.
However, Nick Bolton could get his time. With Willie Gay now in concussion protocol, Bolton will get more opportunities to showcase his skill.
The player who will likely be used the most is maybe the center from Oklahoma in Creed Humphrey. Humphrey is already getting the majority of the starter snaps and reps. Austin Blythe, the center who was brought in from Los Angeles, has been getting second reps. Creed Humphrey has been playing spectacularly and could already be a star on the line from what we have seen. We will have to wait and see.
The next player would probably be right guard Trey Smith. Another rookie lineman, but this time out of Tennessee. This guy was an absolute steal, as the Chiefs got him in the sixth round.
There are already videos of the guard taking on Chris Jones and holding his own and doing very well. If this guy can continually show his athleticism in camp, the Chief will use him at his best to win ball games.
Kansas City will feature three rookies on their starting offensive line as of right now. What better can you ask for than that.
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