The Kansas City Chiefs traded Tyreek Hill last offseason and then lost his replacement in JuJu Smith-Schuster this offseason. The team also Mecole Hardman leave out th door as well.
This week, the Chiefs added some depth to their wide receiver room. The club agreed to terms with former New York Giants wideout Richie James, according to NFL Media.
The 27-year-old is coming off a breakout year for New York during which he notched career highs across the board. He finished the year with 57 catches for 569 yards and four touchdowns. That was all done with Daniel Jones as his quarterback. Just imagine what his numbers will look like with Patrick Mahomes throwing him the ball as well as Travis Kelce demanding so much attention from the defense.
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James signed with the Giants last offseason on a one-year deal, but prior to that, he entered the NFL as a former seventh-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers back in 2018 out of Middle Tennessee. In his three years with the team in the Bay Area, he had 38 receptions for 689 yards and three touchdowns.
However, James suffered a knee injury that required surgery in the summer of 2021. He would have to sit out for a year before he landed with the Giants.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.