6 Chiefs on Thin Ice Following the NFL Draft

Skyy Moore is running out of time to earn a second contract with the Chiefs
Skyy Moore is running out of time to earn a second contract with the Chiefs / Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Kadarius Toney - WR

The Chiefs are telling us with their words that they still believe in Kadarius Toney, yet their actions represent something else entirely. Xavier Worthy is not only a dynamic talent at wide receiver, but it sounds like Dave Toub may want to use the Texas speedster in the return game too.

Toney's most significant contributions as a Chief have come in special teams, notably setting a Super Bowl record with a 65-yard punt return to help Kansas City beat Philadelphia. If he falls behind Worthy in the return depth chart, it's hard to see where Toney's opportunities will come from.

Perhaps Toney gets a long look at receiver during Rashee Rice's likely suspension, though he's on a notably short leash either way.

Toney's time with in Kansas City, thus far, has been shrowded in "what-if" situations outside of the magical punt return. If he's not able to carve out a role in a suddenly-crowded receiver room, it's hard to imagine Brett Veach signing the former first-round pick to an extension this offseason.

At best, Toney projects to be the fifth or sixth receiver entering camp. Few players possess his level of talent, but he's got a long way to go in properly utilizing it.