What are the biggest issues still facing the four teams in the AFC West?
The AFC West plays host to the defending Super Bowl champions but, unlike every other defending champion, the Kansas City Chiefs come into the 2020 NFL season off of an offseason unlike any other. With the league and world rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, everything has changed.
And yet, the league has proceeded as usual. Free agency has largely come and gone, the draft went off virtually and now training camps are slated to start on July 28. The preseason will follow and the regular season will kick off as Kansas City plays host to Houston on Sept. 10.
Speaking of the Chiefs, it’s time to check out the biggest questions surrounding the AFC West. It’s the seventh installment of a series that has already seen looks at the AFC East, AFC North, AFC South, NFC East, NFC North and the NFC South).
Kansas City is led by the longest-tenured head coach in the league in Andy Reid, while Vic Fangio, Jon Gruden and Anthony Lynn are all back at the helm of the Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers, respectively.
So what are the biggest issues for each of the four clubs in a division that may be the best in the league? There’s now less than three months before the start of NFL 2020 and lots of work to be done by each organization in preparation for what could be a very different season.
NOTE: Teams are listed in order of finish in 2019.