Breaking down the Chiefs’ quarterback situation, and looking at a few prospects
The Kansas City Chiefs are seemingly set at starting quarterback for the foreseeable future.
This is now the Patrick Mahomes’ era in Kansas City, and with the offseason additions of veterans Chad Henne and Matt McGloin, who both bring some experience to the position and will battle it out for the No. 2 job behind Mahomes, the question become whether or not the Chiefs would want to bring in another young quarterback to try and develop.
That addition could come in the form of one of their eight draft picks, or potentially in the signing of an undrafted free agent once the draft is over.
In any case, the Chiefs have usually gone to training camp with four quarterbacks, and there are just three on the roster right now.
With that said, here are a few names to keep in mind as the draft gets closer:
Mike White – Western Kentucky
Weight: 224 lbs
Intriguing Stats: Over his last two years at Western Kentucky, White managed to complete 66.4 percent of his passes for an average of 8.8 yards-per-attempt with 63 touchdowns and just 15 interceptions.
“White saw major downturns in every important passing category this year, but evaluators will have to balance his inconsistent play against the porous protection he got. White has good size and a live arm which is enough to get him drafted, but if he doesn’t do a better job of recognizing blitzes and making decisions faster, his arm talent won’t matter. White has QB3 potential with a shot to move up…