Chiefs set to sign WR Watkins, LB Hitchens

Sammy Watkins

Chiefs to sign WR Sammy Watkins to 3-year, $48 million deal, report says

NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported, citing sources, the deal is worth "roughly" $16 million over the three years. The former No. 4 overall pick, acquired from the Buffalo Bills in August, finished with only 39 catches for 593 yards, though he did manage to score eight touchdowns.

However, Watkins is an elite talent and is just 24 years old. As Mahomes gets set to take over for Alex Smith, obviously it should help to have plenty of talent around the second-year quarterback. With the Rams already having two receivers who thrive on underneath and intermediate routes in Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods, adding a big-play weapon would be fantastic. Watkins joins an attack that includes receiver Tyreek Hill, running back Kareem Hunt and tight end Travis Kelce, though Watkins is projected to be the No. 1 wide receiver ahead of Hill.

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It is not the first time Reid's dabbled in free agency and/or spent big when it comes to wideouts either.

The Rams had considered using the franchise tag on Watkins, but opted instead to tag safety Lamarcus Joyner. He also says the team has interest in receiver Allen Robinson, who is coming off a torn ACL.

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However, if the Bears choose not to match an offer sheet for Meredith, Bellamy or Callahan, they would receive no compensation. This likely wasn't a "bid against themselves" situation like the Bears found themselves in with Mike Glennon last season.

The AFC West might be more wide open than we've seen it in a while, but the Chiefs are not engaging in some rebuild this offseason.

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