Why the Kansas City Chiefs Will Go from Rags to Riches in 2013

May 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year, the Indianapolis Colts went from a two-win team with the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft to a playoff squad, all in the course of one season.
This year, the Kansas City Chiefs are going to make it two in a row, shocking the National Football League by making the postseason while turning the first overall pick into a lucky talisman of sorts.
The reason for this quick turnaround is simple. The Chiefs weren't really a 2-14 team, at least talent-wise. After all, this is a team that sent half a dozen players to the Pro Bowl in February.
There were two main factors that led to Kansas City's disastrous 2012 campaign. The Chiefs addressed both of those needs in the offseason, while improving the club in a number of other areas.
The first problem the Chiefs had was poor coaching. Last year Romeo Crennel demonstrated, just as he did in Cleveland, that while he's a fine defensive coordinator he's a god-awful head coach.
This is a man who, when asked after an O...

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