Kansas City Chiefs Provide Update on 3 Wide Receivers

The Kansas City Chiefs are your AFC Champions, but their work has only just begun. Coach Andy Reid spoke with reporters on Thursday and said that he expects injured wide receivers Juju Smith-Schuster and Kadarius Toney will be ready to go for the Super Bowl. However, wide receiver Mecole Hardman is unlikely to be healthy.

The Chiefs were the NFL's top-scoring offense in 2022 thanks largely to a passing attack that ranked first in yards per game and net yards per passing attempt. Among wide receivers, Smith-Schuster finished tops on the team with 933 yards. Hardman finished fourth with 297 yards, and Toney finished sixth with 171. They'll need their offense to operate at peak ability if they're going to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Super Bowl will feature a strength-on-strength matchup when the Chiefs' passing attack meets an elite Eagles pass defense. The Eagles finished the season first in passing yards and net passing yards per attempt thanks to their elite pass rush and dominant cornerback play. The Eagles became the first team in NFL history to roster four players who finished with 10+ sacks in a single season, and corners James Bradberry (second-team All-Pro) and Darius Slay (Pro Bowl) have held up marvellously on the back end.

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