5 Chiefs Entering Their Last Season in Kansas City

Trey Smith enters a contract year regarded as one of the best guards in the NFL
Trey Smith enters a contract year regarded as one of the best guards in the NFL / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Kadarius Toney - WR

The Chiefs were never expected to pick up Kadarius Toney's fifth-year option, but their decision to decline it does start the clock on Toney's tenure in Kansas City. This is the final year of his contract and after the improvements the Chiefs have made at receiver this offseason, it's hard to see where Toney fits in moving forward.

Toney likely sits as the fifth or sixth wide receiver on the depth chart right now, behind Hollywood Brown, Rashee Rice, Xavier Worthy, Justin Watson, and possibly Skyy Moore. The coaching staff believes Worthy can be a game-changing punt returner, so that takes some of Toney's special teams value away as well.

After the bizarre way Toney's season ended last year, becoming a healthy scratch in the playoffs with some absurd social media antics, the organization seems to be moving on from the former first-round pick.

Brett Veach recently declared that Toney is probably the team's most talented receiver, but the Chiefs' actions speak otherwise. The front office doesn't believe it can depend on the oft-injured wideout, plain and simple. I'm hopeful that Toney can rebuild his value with a strong season and he's got two Super Bowl rings to his name, though I'd be surprised to see him back after this season.

If Rashee Rice ultimately does face a lengthy suspension, that'll give Toney one last chance to prove his worth. We'll see if he can take advantage of it.