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QB Situation: Nothing to Brag About
Kyle Orton doesn't exactly allow you to be overzealous. He's an average quarterback who can win you some games, and that's about it.
Weapons: Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles, Leonard Pope
Adding a mobile quarterback alongside Charles and Bowe would be incredibly difficult for any defense to scheme for. The athleticism between their skill players is undervalued.
Kansas City is a team that could very well be on the rise. They have all the pieces in place outside of a quarterback.
Options: Peyton Manning, Matt Flynn, Jason Campbell
Jason Campbell seems to be the front-runner for the Chiefs ideal man. Of course, anyone would take a healthy Peyton Manning; however, Campbell has first-hand knowledge of the AFC West.
Campbell looked on his way to enjoying his best season as a pro in 2011 before going down with a season ending injury. He presents an interesting option for Kansas City.
That all being said, I personally believe Kansas City is a dark horse in the market for Peyton Manning. Small market, less-invading media, established weapons, growing defense, respected head coach and staying within the AFC will all factor into Manning's options.
No matter what happens, expect someone other than Kyle Orton to be calling the shots in 2012.