Kansas City Chiefs: Youth movement with position players

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Kansas City Chiefs: Tight End Youth Breakdown

Arguably, the tight end position is a weakness for the Kansas City Chiefs with the exception of superstar Travis Kelce. Sure, any team would take Kelce, but that is not what I am getting at. Kelce cannot play every down during the game, whether you like it or not.

With the NFL draft nearing, Veach may look into drafting a tight end to upgrade the depth chart. For the time being, here is a rough sketch of what the Chiefs are looking at right now.

Have you ever heard of the guy named Travis Kelce? Yeah, me either. I am sure he is good and all, but is he even a starting caliber tight end in the NFL? Just kidding. Kelce is easily a top three tight end in the NFL. This is a name the Chiefs must keep in Kansas City for the remainder of his career. That is just an opinion.

Next is maybe the most inconsistent player on the roster, Demetrius HarrisHarris’ potential is there, as he has done pretty impressive things for the team. However, he should not be the long-term tight end number two for the Chiefs. He may have the potential, but there is easily other options out there for the Chiefs.

Orson Charles has spent a majority of his NFL career on the practice squad. Charles made a few appearances during games last season, but was never considered a reliable option. Most NFL teams do not have three dominant tight ends, but Charles does not appear to be a player who could spend a lot of time on the roster next season.

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Towards the end of last season, into the offseason, Veach signed many players to reserve-future deals. Tight end Jace Amaro was one of those signings. Amaro was a former second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and holds plenty of potential. Keep an eye on Amaro as he looks to work his way up to the final 53-man roster, as well as the tight end depth chart next season.

Depth Chart breakdown – TE: 

  1. Travis Kelce , 28- years old
  2. Demetrius Harris, 26-years old
  3. Orson Charles, 27-years old
  4. Jace Amaro, 25-years old
    • Average WR age: 26-years old