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Report: Sammy Watkins to Sign 3-Year Deal With Chiefs

Sammy Watkins reportedly headed to Kansas City after Chiefs sign him to a three-year deal.

The Kansas City Chiefs intend to sign wide receiver Sammy Watkins to a three-year deal, according to multiple media reports.

The deal is expected to pay Watkins roughly $16 million per season over the life of the contract.

The Chiefs added another deep threat at receiver for second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who is expected to take over as the starter after Alex Smith was traded to the Washington Redskins.

The 24–year-old Watkins had 39 catches for 593 yards and eight touchdowns last season for the Los Angeles Rams after he was traded by the Buffalo Bills last August.

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In four NFL seasons, the former first-round draft pick has 192 catches for 3,052 yards and 25 touchdowns.