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3 Chiefs on Thin Ice Following Narrow Week 5 Win vs. Vikings

It's becoming impossible to justify these players' snap counts
Marquez Valdes-Scantling has just seven catches for 116 yards this season despite an $11 million salary
Marquez Valdes-Scantling has just seven catches for 116 yards this season despite an $11 million salary / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Skyy Moore

I had high expectations for Moore in his second season, but he's been a disaster to this point and is looking like another wasted early draft pick for Brett Veach on offense.

Between Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Mecole Hardman and Moore, Veach's track record on skill position players has been disappointing, to say the least. I'm hopeful Moore can turn things around, but he needs to prove he can be impactful to justify his high snap count.

Moore has caught just nine of 17 targets for 123 yards and a TD. He's been more productive than Valdes-Scantling but not by much, and the Chiefs' offense is running out of time to squeeze production out of the former second-round pick.

It's particularly gut-wrenching to consider the Chiefs could have drafted George Pickens, who just had six catches for 130 yards and the game-winning score against Baltimore and would perfectly fit Kansas City's offense.

Hindsight is 20-20, though Moore has done little to justify his draft position. Unless he can turn things around in a hurry, I see no reason to give him snaps over Rice or Watson as we approach the second half of the season.

He's still got time to hit the Skyy-high expectations, but the ice Moore's standing on is perilously thin.

Meanwhile, one former first-round pick's ice has already cracked and completely broken.