With just two weeks until the Kansas City Chiefs’ regular-season home opener against the Browns, their exhibition matchup against Minnesota will be the last chance for players to secure their spot on the final roster. A month’s work in St. Joseph has culminated in this last game of the truncated preseason schedule, which should be the most intriguing football the team has played so far.
Starters are slated to play through the first half, and with the exception of the quarterback position and a handful of other spots, there are open competitions across the depth chart. Depth will be key for Kansas City in pursuit of another title, so this game could have major implications further along in the season. With that in mind, here are the three key position battles to watch as the Chiefs take on the Vikings.