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The speculation at the position really hinges on what Hill’s future with the organization looks like.
The Kansas City Star is evaluating the Chiefs 2019 season and looking ahead to 2020, position by position. The Chiefs traded wide receiver Rod Streater and a seventh round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a seventh round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Kemp has failed to make an impact in two seasons, and please don’t let me hear any of this Mahomes/Dieter BFF talk. This is a long-winded way of saying that it’s very likely that Andy Reid will keep six receivers on the opening day roster. To demonstrate how difficult this will be, I’ve included each player’s NFL career statistics: The nine players competing for four spots on the Chiefs opening day roster have a combined 45 receptions, 529 yards and 4 touchdowns.
He was initially signed in 2018 as a UDFA and waived with an injury in late May. However, this is a bit misleading because Dwayne Bowe was suspended for the first game of the season. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Green would make offense unstoppable, Kansas City Chiefs: Four things Le’Veon Bell brings to offense, Hurley: New NFL Overtime Rule Proposal Seems To Be Overlooking One Crucial Element. Byron Pringle is going to make this team. We have six players left with three spots up for grabs: Davon Grayson, Byron Pringle, Jamal Custis, Felton Davis, Rashard Davis, Cody Thompson. He added a whole other element to the already stout Chiefs offense.
The talents of Patrick Mahomes make this an obvious pass-first offense, yet the ongoing investigation of Tyreek Hill‘s household presents several question marks.
The Chiefs have two locks to the make the roster: Sammy Watkins and Mecole Hardman.
That big bodied, possession receiver mold may be important for this team, particularly if Watkins goes down and/or the team does not invest in a second quality tight end.
Join the KC Kingdom team! If Hill is on the roster and is eligible to play, he’ll be the unquestioned number one option.
The receiving corps for your 2019 Kansas City Chiefs: Sammy Watkins, DeMarcus Robinson, Byron Pringle, Cody Thompson, Jamal Custis, Mecole Hardman.
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The Chiefs invested a significant amount of money and energy in procuring the services of this group of players, and right now I’d speculate that each has an equal chance to make the team. Fortunately, we do have some clues that can lend to our deductive reasoning. This doesn’t include all of the UDFAs they brought in after the 2019 NFL Draft concluded. Which means that two undrafted rookie free agents will make the 2019 opening day roster. Kansas City Chiefs Depth Chart: The official source of the latest Chiefs player depth chart.
Since joining the Chiefs in 2013, Big Red’s wide receiver totals on the opening day 53 man roster have been as follows: In five of the six years, Reid has kept six receivers on the opening day roster. Jacksonville Jaguars close their facility after a positive COVID-19 test. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. He’s currently suspended from team activities and it wouldn’t be shocking if he’s placed on the commissioner’s exempt list at some point. Travis Kelce is the best tight end in football, which alleviates significant need at the pass catching positions. We’ll get to those guys momentarily, but first, let’s take a look at the 12 receivers listed on the Chiefs’ roster: All right, let’s start with the elephant in the room. Sometimes those lesser known players come out of nowhere and really make an impression when it matters most. Visit ESPN to view the Kansas City Chiefs team stats for the 2020 season. Cleveland wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. tested negative for COVID-19 again, which cleared the way for him to re-enter the Browns practice facility Saturday and play Sunday in Pittsburgh, a source told ESPN.
I was going to break them down into categories, as per the norm for these sorts of discussions, but that seems somewhat difficult to do at the moment. The only way I could see that number being five instead of six is if we learn that Tyreek Hill is suspended for 1-2 games, in which case it seems possible that the Chiefs will keep one of the many running backs they may otherwise have to cut. This doesn’t include all of the UDFAs they brought in after the 2019 NFL Draft concluded. If he’s around, we’ll see a similar depth chart to last year. Then again, Watkins has difficulty staying healthy. We’ll further assume that Hill’s re-introduction to the roster occurs through attrition (injury). Will the Minnesota Vikings ever trade a cornerback to the Kansas City Chiefs? On the 2014 roster, Reid opted instead to keep five running backs (plus a fullback) on the roster, instead of a sixth receiver. Kansas City Chiefs Depth Chart: The official source of the latest Chiefs player depth chart. AFC West round table: How have the Chiefs handled the Tyreek Hill situation? Sammy Watkins #14 of the Kansas City Chiefs (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images). Your privacy is safe with us. There are a number of factors which make this one of the more compelling areas of the team to watch as head coach Andy Reid, general manager Brett Veach and the Chiefs move towards the end of summer and the final 53 man roster. As of now, the Chiefs have 12 wide receivers listed on their official roster.
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While Mahomes does change the complexion of the team, he does not really alter Reid’s ideal lineups all that much. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Grayson is our next cut. As for the other names on this list, there are a few we know very little about so it’s hard to really gauge what they’ll be able to bring to the team. Your privacy is safe with us.
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Roster spot number three will go to Demarcus Robinson.
We’re unsure of what’s going to happen with Tyreek Hill, as the investigation involving him is still going on.