Former Clemson WR On The Move To Kansas City

Kansas City won the AFC West last season with a 10-6 record but were bounced in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs by the Tennessee Titans.

Both franchises are looking to upgrade their roster in free agency, and they're competing head-to-head for arguably the two top receivers on the open market.

Former Clemson star receiver Sammy Watkins has found a new home.

The Bears and Packers are pursuing both Allen Robinson and Sammy Watkins, according to National Football League insider Ian Rapoport.

It's been an offseason of overhaul for the Chiefs.

He has a career 192 receptions for more than 3,000 yards.

After being selected fourth overall by the Buffalo Bills in the 2014 NFL Draft, Watkins hasn't quite lived up to the hype as he has dealt with several injuries throughout his first four years.

It would help matters if he stayed healthy.

The Rams acquired Watkins early last August, sending cornerback E.J. Gaines and 2018 second-round pick to the Bills.

On defense, the Chiefs have been trying to get younger across the board, releasing cornerstone linebackers Derrick Johnson and Tamba Hali and shuffling their defensive backfield. Watkins' average salary of $16m per year makes him the NFL's third highest paid wide receiver behind Antonio Brown ($17m) and Mike Evans ($16.5m), who signed a five-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week.

With the addition of Watkins, the Chiefs have now given second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes a handful of risky weapons to work with.

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