On the heels of Damien Williams’ opt-out, rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire has ascended into the first round, but who’s going to back him up? Darrel Williams is big (and slow) and, prior to hitting IR with a hamstring injury, he played ahead of offseason buzz-generator Darwin Thompson. Thompson got some run late in the season, but that dried up as soon as Damien Williams came back. Prior to drafting CEH, the Chiefs went out and signed Washington from division rival Oakland. In three late 2019 starts, Washington turned 70 touches (16 catches) into 334 total yards and two touchdowns. In the seven career games where he has seen at least 10 carries, he has averaged 4.48 YPC. He has 4.49 speed and played with Mahomes at Texas Tech, which probably played a factor in the Chiefs’ decision to sign him.
Dec 26, 2020 · 6:48 PM EST