Apr 11, 2007 0
Teams come out of nowhere and surprise in the NFL all the time, so I’m never floored when it happens. But when it comes to the 2007 Kansas City Chiefs, I think I’ll be floored if they manage to get just 9 or 10 wins and challenge for the playoffs, as they did last year.
They’re not going to have QB Trent Green on their roster, so forget about them getting strong play from the QB position over the long haul this year. I know veteran Damon Huard played well last year, but where has Huard been the last 10 years? Nowhere, that’s where. Huard could be something off a moot point anyway, since the team appears to be ready to give second year player Brodie Croyle every chance to win the starting job. I haven’t seen much of Croyle, and he does have the skills to develop into a decent starter (unlike many drafted QBs), but from what I’ve seen and knowing what I know about this team, it’s going to take him a couple of years.
On RB Larry Johnson, I’ve mentioned it many times how I think he has some dog in him. I’ve seen him run [...]