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Chiefs believe late-round medical gambles could pay off big

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) One of the benefits of having so few holes to fill on a roster that has reached back-to-back Super Bowls: The Kansas City Chiefs were able to use late-round draft picks on high-upside medical gambles.

In the fourth round, they took massive defensive end Joshua Kaindoh, whose career at Florida State was interrupted first by hamstring problems and then a significant right leg injury in 2019 that caused him to miss all but three games.

In the sixth, the Chiefs took Tennessee offensive linemen Trey Smith, whose impressive on-field resume was tempered by blood clots in his lungs that may have led several other NFL teams to continually pass on him on Saturday.

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AFC West Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-Kansas City 1420.875
Las Vegas 880.500
Los Angeles 790.438
Denver 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: P. Mahomes4740
Pass TDs: P. Mahomes38
Rush Yds: C. Edwards-Helaire803
Rush TDs: C. Edwards-Helaire4
Rec Yds: T. Kelce1416
Rec TDs: T. Hill15
Int: T. Mathieu6
Sacks: C. Jones7.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6653 (1)
Passing Yards: 5005 (1)
Rushing Yards: 1799 (16)
Points per game: 29.6 (6)
Yards per game: 415.8 (1)
Touchdowns: 53 (8)
Field Goals: 25 (17)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5733 (16)
Passing Yards: 3968 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1954 (21)
Points per game: 22.6 (11)
Yards per game: 358.3 (16)
Touchdowns: 43 (17)
Field Goals: 18 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/9 T. Sharpe signed
4/5 A. Blythe signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
4/5 M. Burton signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/31 J. Reed signed One-year contract (through 2021)
3/31 E. McGuire re-signed One-year contract (through 2021)
3/29 D. Sorensen re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/25 M. Remmers re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/25 D. Robinson re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/23 N. Keizer re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/22 T. Charlton re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
Injuries
Date Player Status
2/6 E. Fisher Achilles (IR)
2/6 W. Gay Jr. ankle, knee (IR)
1/24 W. Gay Jr. ankle (Out)
1/24 B. Breeland concussion, shoulder (Questionable)
1/24 C. Edwards-Helaire ankle, hip (Questionable)
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