Two Chiefs Players Arrested on Misdemeanor Charges

Wanya Morris started four games for the Chiefs last season
Wanya Morris started four games for the Chiefs last season / Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs offensive linemen Wanya Morris and Chukwuebuka Godrick were arrested on Thursday evening on misdemeanor possession of marijuana in Johnson County, Kansas.

The two were released after posting bond and are set to appear in court next on May 23rd. Recreational marijuana is legal in neighboring counties in Missouri but is illegal in the Sunflower State.

Morris is a 2023 third-round pick expected to compete for the starting left tackle spot after starting four games there last year, while Godrick joined the team with the International Player Pathway program in 2023.

Chiefs News: Wanya Morris and Chukwuebuka Godrick Arrested on Misdemeanor Charges

The Chiefs reportedly told ESPN they were aware of the arrests but had no further comment. It's the latest in an eventful offseason for Kansas City. Rashee Rice is expected to be suspended at some point, though it's unclear if Morris or Godrick will face any punishment.

Morris' primary competition at left tackle is second-round BYU OT Kingsley Suamataia, who has considerable long-term upside though obviously lacks Morris' professional experience.

I wouldn't expect the Chiefs nor the league to inflict any severe punishment given the prevalence of marijuana across the country, but an organization never wants its players arrested either way. Even if the charges are minor, the Chiefs have had enough off-field issues.

The team wants to be focused on becoming the first in NFL history to win three straight Super Bowls. They've got the roster and leaders to accomplish that feat and enter the season as favorites to win the AFC. That being said, I'm sure everyone in the building hopes there are no more issues with law enforcement moving forward.

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