By Pete Sweeney
The Kansas City Chiefs confirmed this week that starting safety Daniel Sorensen will be out for at least six weeks, meaning he will miss at least two games of the regular season.
Asked about his reaction to the news Sunday after practice back in St. Joseph, Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton recalled a conversation he had with the defense after the third day of 2018 training camp.
“There are people sitting here and you are sitting in that room thinking, ‘Well this is my position, this is my role,’” Sutton said. “We try to explain that every single year we have been here. There is a guy sitting in that position that’s ended up playing major minutes. That to me is the whole thing. You have to keep developing your team. We have some good players. We have a good group depth-wise and some good talent. They just have to take advantage of these opportunities, the guys that have to step up.”
Based upon practice rotations, that next man up for the Chiefs is Eric Murray, who the tream selected with a fourth-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft (our own Matt Lane has called Murray a Chief on the...