Chiefs' 6 Biggest Priorities After 2024 Minicamp

What are the biggest priorities for the Super Bowl champs after minicamp?
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5. Get Kingsley Suamataia starting at left tackle

The Kansas City Chiefs landed one of the biggest steals in the entire 2024 NFL Draft when they took Kingsley Suamataia at the bottom of the second round.

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One of the biggest needs the Chiefs had going into the 2024 offseason was at left tackle. There was some thought given to the idea of the Chiefs moving Jawaan Taylor to left tackle when he was initially signed in 2023 NFL free agency, but that never materialized. The team had former Buccaneers starter Donovan Smith starting in that spot last year, and that was clearly only a stopgap.

The Chiefs clearly believe they are ready for a young player to step into a starting role this coming season and that young player is either going to be rookie second-round pick Kingsley Suamataia or 2023 third-round pick Wanya Morris. Head coach Andy Reid liked what he saw out of both players without the pads on:

"They’ve both done a nice job. [I] like the production we’ve seen from both of them,” Reid said. “Both of them are young guys. So, we’ll just see how it all finishes up through camp. It’s good competition. We’re going to end up playing the five best guys and we’ll go from there. We’ll just see how it all plays out."

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It wouldn't be a loss for the Chiefs to have either guy starting, but because Suamataia was a second-round draft pick, having him emerge as a year-one starter would be a massive win for general manager Brett Veach and the coaching staff for the Chiefs. To pick at the bottom of each round and get an instant starter at one of the game's most important positions?

This should be a priority for Kansas City in 2024.