FANTASY FOOTBALL BEAST OR BUST ROOKIE PROFILE
BEAST DOME NATION.
The AFC is now complete, well minus all the pending Free Agent moves, which will definitely have me going back and revising what the AFC is. However with that being said, we can still evaluate the Rookies and see if any of them will bring Fantasy Gold.
The Chiefs got rid of JuJu, they got rid of Hardman. They replaced both options with, Rashee Rice in the second round. Is he the answer the Chiefs need?
Rice has very good hands to make tough catches in traffic, he has solid size at 6’1, he has solid speed, nothing to brag about. On paper that is all you need to be a solid WR, nothing special, and that is what Rice is. The Chiefs have no label for who their WR #1, all we know is Travis Kelce is the #1 target for Mahomes. When you look at all the Chiefs options in the passing game; MVS/Tooney/Moore/Rice, as well as newcomer Richie James who is very underrated as a WR. All of these weapons are going to cancel each other out. Cannot forget how much the Chiefs love to throw to McKinnon as well. Tooney has the most upside, but he cannot do all the things MVS can do, and Skyy Moore can do a lot of things similar to what Tooney can do. The best bet for Rice to make an impact in his Rookie season is if something were to happen to MVS that has him missing time.
If MVS does not miss any time, Rice is a good project, almost like a Wish.com DeAndre Hopkins, not even close to the real thing, but he looks like he can play and make some plays. Chiefs are of course a Super Bowl contender, so developing a Rookie and letting him get his reps just to get his reps, will not be part of the Chiefs gameplan. Chiefs are too deep at WR which unfortunately for Rice makes him a..
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