6 Chiefs on the Chopping Block After 2024 Minicamp

Which Kansas City Chiefs players are on the chopping block after 2024 minicamp?
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2. Lucas Niang, offensive tackle

Even though the Kansas City Chiefs are in a state of transition at the left tackle position, it doesn't feel like former third-round pick Lucas Niang has a great chance of ultimately making the final roster. At the very least, his spot is up for grabs.

The Chiefs made a bold move in the 2023 offseason to go after offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor, formerly of the Jacksonville Jaguars. There was some initial thought that he could end up playing left tackle in Kansas City despite playing on the right side in Jacksonville, but the Chiefs ultimately decided against that. Taylor has stuck on his natural right side, and Kansas City has made adjustments on the left.

They used a third-round pick last year on Wanya Morris, who could be in line to replace departed starter and veteran Donovan Smith. He's going to have some tough competition in the form of Kinglsey Suamataia, one of the bigger steals of Day 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft.

The Chiefs landed Suamataia out of BYU in the second round and he could end up being a starter as a rookie for them. The current top three at the tackle position really leaves Niang's overall roster status up in the air moving forward.