Five Reasons The Kansas City Chiefs Will Win The AFC West

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January 23, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Kansas City Chiefs players Team Carter linebacker Tamba Hali (91), Team Carter defensive tackle Dontari Poe (92), Team Carter running back Jamaal Charles (25), and Team Carter linebacker Justin Houston (50) during photo day at The Arizona Biltmore. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs have a ton of Pro Bowl talent.

Before you break your keyboard responding with “but this team had six Pro Bowlers in 2012 and only won two games,” remember those six (Eric Berry, Justin Houston, Derrick Johnson, Dustin Colquitt, Tamba Hali and Jamaal Charles) helped them to the playoffs the next season.

Now, three years later the team is still looking to those players as key elements to winning a championship, they are just more experienced than in ’12.

Yes, Houston is holding out, Hali is aging and Berry is bravely battling cancer, but they all will end up playing some role in helping the Chiefs succeed this year.

If you want to win you have to have talent, and the Chiefs have exactly that.

In addition to those six, they have a very adequate quarterback in Alex Smith, a future Pro Bowler in new wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, a former Pro Bowl offensive lineman in Ben Grubbs and some young talent on the defensive side of the ball that should only improve an already stout defense.

A team is only going to get so far with mediocre talent, and the Chiefs have much more than that.

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