This article is part of our Job Battles series.
The Job Battles series will publish only once a week going forward rather than the previous schedule of three times per week, but make sure to check the prior write ups to get to the bottom of the histories up to this point.
Detroit RBs, Washington RBs, and Philadelphia WRs
Indianapolis RBs, San Francisco RBs, and San Francisco WRs
Kansas City RBs, Washington WRs, and Atlanta WRs
Tampa Bay RBs, New England WRs, and Las Vegas WRs
Rams TEs, Pittsburgh RBs, and Atlanta RBs
Denver WRs, Tennessee TEs, and Philadelphia RBs
Buffalo RBs, Minnesota RBs, Detroit WRs
Kansas City WRs
Miami RBs, Cleveland WRs
Jacksonville WRs, Seattle TEs
This article will brush up on pertinent developments over the last week, sometimes quoting material from the articles listed above.
Kansas City Running Backs
Clyde Edwards-Helaire was always favored to win out over Damien Williams, but no such competition will even occur now that Williams has opted out of the 2020 season. Edwards-Helaire's price tag understandably jumped in response, but there are still Chiefs running backs aside from CEH who are capable of earning snaps and touches. Familiar Andy Reid back Spencer Ware remains a free agent among other qualified candidates, too, so it's possible that this depth chart might see its personnel reshuffled even before roster cutdowns.
Even if Damien gets hurt, though, Edwards-Helaire isn't guaranteed to run away with the backfield. Darrel Williams appears to have earned Reid's trust and admiration as well, so he is a