Despite the lack of star power, there’s a lot at stake for a lot of Chiefs players, and we’ve all seen the value of fringe roster players over the years as they develop into key contributors or even surprise starters.
Quinten Rollins, a second-round pick in 2015, is likely to miss out on the 53-man roster. Rollins has been given opportunities at cornerback, safety and special teams this summer, but he has struggled throughout preseason. Against the Titans, he gave up a 38-yard play on Tennessee’s opening drive, and then fumbled a punt shortly after.
In order to better understand what we’re watching on Thursday night, we asked Packers expert Freddie Boston of Lombardi Ave. for his take on what to watch and which cornerbacks might be available after roster cuts from the Packers.
Will Green Bay keep seven wide receivers? If one of the offseason MVPs, Jake Kumerow, plays well again this week, the Packers might not have a choice.
Many of the positional battles have been settled, but this will be the final opportunity for the players on the roster bubble to make a case for a spot on the 53-man roster.