Chiefs address need at receiver, take SMU wideout Rashee Rice
Published: Apr. 28, 2023 at 7:53 PM CDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - After losing JuJu Smith-Schuster and Mecole Hardman to free agency, the wide receiver corps for the Kansas City Chiefs demanded some attention. And, General Manager Brett Veach has done just that.
The Chiefs traded up in the second round of the NFL Draft to nab wide receiver Rashee Rice.
The 55th overall selection, Rice accounted for 96 receptions, 1,355 yards and 10 touchdowns in his senior season.
Rice is 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighed into the NFL Combine at 204 pounds.
The Chiefs acquired pick Nos. 55 and 194 from Detroit for pick Nos. 63, 122 and 249.
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