Last season was one of the most disappointing years in recent memory for the Kansas City Chiefs, and many things will have to go right in order for them to win the AFC West in 2012.
Fortunately, the Chiefs have a very talented roster and a coach who has those players willing to go into battle for him.
With Jamaal Charles, Tony Moeaki and Eric Berry returning from injury, there will certainly be improvement in many key areas.
The AFC West also added Peyton Manning, so the division will be that much more difficult to win.
Here are five reasons why the Chiefs will be atop the AFC West in 2012.