Justin March is an animal. I don’t know how he does it, but the young man just excels at everything the Kansas City Chiefs put in front of him. Pass coverage…no problem. Stop the run…piece of cake. Rush the passer…got that too. He is all over the field and just flat out makes plays. It’s impossible to not be excited about his potential.
However, Justin March’s playmaking is being matched by that of fellow second year linebacker Ramik Wilson, who has also put together a very impressive Training Camp so far. With Josh Mauga currently sitting out with an injury, Wilson has filled in with the first team and continued to impress, showing a very well-developed approach to the game.
In the secondary…yeah, Marcus Peters is good. He intercepts a lot of passes…like, daily.
Apart from Marcus Peters though, Steven Nelson has emerged as a solid player. He has gotten work both in the slot and on the outside as the Chiefs ease Philip Gaines back into the flow of things. That’s a great sign for Nelson because it means the Chiefs have a lot of confidence in his ability. Replacing Sean Smith was a tall task, but the team may be well on its way to doing that.
Of course the safety position remains a question. Apart from Ron Parker, we’re not seeing a lot of notable action from the safety group and that is concerning. Yes, Eric Berry will likely be back when the games start up, but it’s disconcerting that there isn’t much depth behind him and Parker right now.
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