Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/10/12
After a 2011 season full of disappointment, injury, and a coach firing, the Kansas City Chiefs are looking to bounce back this year and go after another division title. In one of the worst divisions in the league, where the Oakland Raiders are in re-building mode, the San Diego Chargers are on a downhill slide, and the only good player on the Denver Broncos is Peyton Manning, it is certainly possible for the Chiefs to give the rest of the teams a run for their money this year. However there are three key things that need to happen if they want to have any chance at another division title. The Chiefs will win the AFC West if: 1. The players stay healthy. This is the most important for the Chiefs this year. It was an injury packed season for the Chiefs last year, as Jamaal Charles, Eric Berry, and Tony Moeaki all went down for the season with knee injuries. Matt Cassel took an early exit in November after injuring his hand, requiring surgery. The injuries proved to be crucial to the t...
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