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3 Chiefs on Thin Ice After Catastrophic Loss to Broncos in Week 8

Several Chiefs have work to do before taking on the Dolphins

Skyy Moore has just 14 catches through seven games this season
Skyy Moore has just 14 catches through seven games this season / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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The Chiefs' loss to the Broncos last Sunday was an unmitigated disaster.

It was a sloppy game across the board, with a whopping five turnovers on offense and numerous defensive penalties that let Denver manufacture long drives.

Tons of players (and coaches) deserve blame, but three Chiefs in particular stand out. Let's look at three Chiefs on thin ice as the organization turns its attention to a Week 9 matchup in Germany with the Dolphins.

3 Chiefs on Thin Ice After Catastrophic Loss to Broncos

1. Skyy Moore

I like Skyy, I really do. He seems like a good guy by all accounts and I hate that he's such a frequent subject of ire from Chiefs Kingdom.

That being said, he has no business being on the field at this point. He's somehow surpassed Clyde Edwards-Helaire in many eyes as Brett Veach's worst draft pick.

In failing to catch a perfect Patrick Mahomes pass in the end zone on fourth down late in the game, Moore has unfortunately sealed his fate in the public eye.

Moore was expected to take a big step forward in his second year, and I even thought he'd lead the receivers in yards. Uh, about that...

Through seven games, Moore has 14 catches on 27 targets for 168 yards and a TD. He's struggled to create separation and to be frank, I can't remember a single time he's made a contested catch.

Despite his struggles, the second-year receiver still gets over 50% of the snaps weekly. It's nearly impossible to justify his snap count at this point, as he's been an anchor weighing down the offense at every opportunity.

I hope the best for Moore and my fingers are crossed he turns things around. However, he has no place on the field for a team competing for the No. 1 seed in the AFC.

He's not the only player under fire, though, and this next page covers a lot of ground.