It was very weird watching the Bengals in the super bowl, constantly thinking that should be the Chiefs. With the way the game went, many could say the Chiefs could be celebrating their third super bowl win right now, with the streets of Kansas City flooded with red, and the Union Station park having not a green blade of grass in sight.
Now, it’s time to move on, it’s the healthiest thing to do. As fans, you should not reminisce, or think what if, but instead, look to the future. There is excitement around Kansas City for a few reasons.
For starters, Patrick Mahomes is still the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, and that won’t be changing anytime soon. There should be excitement around the offseason too, as the Chiefs have a few important things they need to take care of before we kick off the 2022-2023 season.
Chiefs rank of importance with 2022 offseason needs
Bring back Eric Bieniemy, whatever means necessary
The Chiefs offense runs through Patrick Mahomes. There is no hiding the fact that this team is one that loves to throw the ball due to the amazing talent they have leading the team on the field.
Well, Eric Bieniemy is the guy who may be most responsible for Mahomes success. It’s Bieniemy’s offense and even Andy Reid has said that himself. While everyone wants him to get a head coaching job that obviously won’t happen as every spot is filled, no one wants to see him leave the team. The Chiefs need to clear up some space to sign this man, if not, there is no telling how the offense performs.
Bring back Tyrann Mathieu, the leader KC needs
Kansas City has been blessed to be able to watch Tyrann Mathieu play in a Chiefs uniform. For the honey badger though, he deserves to be paid more. We are talking about the leader of the defense, and sometimes the leader of the team.
Mathieu brings constant energy and love for the game, something a very young defensive back group needs. Also, if we are being honest, we need Mathieu so we don’t have to watch Dan Sorenson get burnt more than we already do.
Focus on draft needs
The draft will be a bit different this year than the last two. You can expect the Chiefs to target these three positions in the draft.
- Draft a wide receiver to take pressure off of Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce.
- Draft a defensive lineman to put more pressure on the quarterback when Chris Jones is double-teamed.
- Draft some corner back’s, like the Chiefs, have been avoiding for the last four years or so.
Obviously, all of these things are important, but some are more than others. In my opinion, if Kansas City can do these three things, the offseason will be a no-doubter success story.
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