The Kansas City Chiefs had a weird year in 2020, much like everyone else. Let’s start with the regular season the 2019 champs had.
In 2020, Kansas City finished with their best record in franchise history at 14-2. It was a great year.
Travis Kelce had the best year of his career, along with Tyreek Hill. For the first time in a while, both players were in contention for the Offensive Player of the Year Award.
Let’s not forget the rookies, our beloved rookies who all outperformed their expectations. L’Jarius Sneed has made himself a franchise corner.
Tershawn Whorton, a player most didn’t know, is now a rotational piece on the defensive line. Last but not least, Clyde Edwards-Helaire showed why he was a first-round pick.
All in all, it was an excellent season for the Chiefs. However, the finish wasn’t as strong. The Chiefs bullied their way to the Super Bowl, only to be taken down by Tampa Bay.
Playing possibly their worst game in the Mahomes era, Tampa Bay stomped Kansas City 31-9. I know, I know, it’s painful, which is why we can move on now.
Besides the fact that now fans will be worried about their team and quarterback, because now, Brett Beach is making moves we couldn’t see coming.
Chiefs Release Eric Fisher
Eric Fisher played nearly the whole 2020 season, as expected for a guy who doesn’t miss many snaps, ever. Of course, in the AFC Championship game against Buffalo, Eric Fisher would tear his Achilles.
Due to the injury, Eric Fisher was not able to play in the Super Bowl game against Tampa Bay. This forced the Chiefs to play with nearly all backups on their offensive line, making Mahomes job a bit harder.
Yes, you probably did a double-take when the notification popped up as I did. If you did, it’s okay; you are not alone. I mean, think about it. This is a guy who has been with the Chiefs his whole career and was their number one pick, so it was very shocking.
Ultimately, the move was made to free up some cap space for the team moving forward. If we know Brett Veach, we know there is something up his sleeve. The General Manager usually does not get things wrong when it comes to his decision-making. I mean, he is the one who wanted to draft Mahomes.
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