Kansas City Chiefs Need Improvements To Reach The Super Bowl

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Cornerback  Brandon Flowers of the Kansas City Chiefs (24) Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


Sean Smith, Marcus Cooper, and Dunta Robinson all failed to play consistently enough throughout the season to be a viable option going forward as the starting cornerback opposite Pro Bowler Brandon Flowers.

Smith, and maybe Cooper, could be retained as nickel backs, or quality depth, but as the Seahawks showed throughout this season, teams need to have 2 corners capable shutting down opposing receivers.

Flowers isn’t a particularly physically corner, and Smith wasn’t as physical as you might think. A big, strong, quick, physical corner would be a great compliment to the smaller Flowers.

As Seattle proved in the Super Bowl, a team can’t have enough good players in the secondary. The Chiefs have some building blocks at cornerback but they need an upgrade opposite Flowers, and Dorsey will need to be diligent in his search.

The Chiefs were not good the second half of the season against the pass, so no matter how much they think of their present personnel at cornerback, it can be improved.