USA TODAY Sports Weekly



Storyline of the Week

14 personnel: Look for the Chiefs to carry four tight ends on the 53-man roster this season. Besides Travis Kelce, the team is very high on the trio of Blake Bell, Jody Fortson and rookie Noah Gray. Kansas City proved in preseason Week 3 against the Vikings it can effectively use them all on the field together, scoring on their lone 14 personnel look (four tight end) look. In 2016, head coach Andy Reid kept Kelce, Demetrius Harris, James O’Shaughness­y and Ross Travis on the 53-man roster. This group has looked decisively better than that unit.

Rookie watch

After a bit of a slow start, fourthroun­d draft pick Joshua Kaindoh has begun to flash in extended playing time. It’s important for him to show given Kansas City’s newfound depth on the defensive line. He clearly has the physical tools at 6-foot-5, 258 pounds; he just hadn’t quite yet put it all together on the field. In the preseason finale, Kaindoh had two pressures and a fumble recovery in 57 defensive snaps.

– Charles Goldman, Chiefs Wire

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