Chiefs 53-Man Roster Prediction Ahead of 2024 Training Camp

How will the Kansas City Chiefs initial 53-man roster look?
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Tight End (4): Travis Kelce, Noah Gray, Irv Smith, Jr., Jared Wiley

Travis Kelce remains one of the best tight ends in the entire NFL. He had 984 yards last season as he continues to flirt with 1,000 yards every year. Noah Gray has developed into a solid weapon as the No. 2 tight end as well. Behind them, there’s a lot of promise with Jared Wiley and Irv Smith, Jr.

Wiley is a 6-foot-6, 250-pounder who was added in the fourth round out of TCU. He had eight touchdowns last season and could wind up being a starter down the road.

Smith was a second round pick trying to catch on with his third team. He has yet to break out but has enough route-running skill to be enticing under Andy Reid.

Offensive Line (9): Wanya Morris, Jawaan Taylor, Joe Thuney, Trey Smith, Creed Humphrey, Kingsley Suamataia, Lucas Niang, Hunter Nourzad, Mike Caliendo

Right now, the one question mark on this offense seems to be at left tackle. Wanya Morris is going to be under the microscope and could eventually be replaced by Kingsley Suamataia. For now, the rookie is a swing tackle behind Morris and Jawaan Taylor.

The strength of the line lies in the middle, led by Creed Humphrey. One of the premier centers, he’s flanked by two excellent guards as well. Even if the outside doesn’t hold up as expected, these three can give Mahomes a clean pocket to step into — which is usually all he needs. His ability to make defenders miss from the edge is legendary for K.C. fans and infuriating for everyone else.