Interesting question from 610 Sports Danny Parkins about the Kansas City Chiefs free agency period coming up.
If I said yes or no, one of Randall Cobb, Andre Johnson, Torrey Smith, or Jeremy Maclin will be a Chief next year, how would you answer?— Danny Parkins (@DannyParkins) March 3, 2015
I'll go with ... no.
Cobb seems to be very expensive. Folks are talking crazy numbers like $12 million per year. We'll see how true that is once free agency hits but I am guessing Cobb is out of the Chiefs price range.
Andre Johnson would be interesting for the right contract, obviously something with a low cap number given his age. I could be interested here. But it's tough to predict the Chiefs would have interest in him. He's said to be looking for a contender where he can play. Do the Chiefs fit that bill?
Torrey Smith's name has been mentioned in connection with the Chiefs before. I haven't watched a lot of him but he seems more like a vertical receiver and I'm not sure that's where the Chiefs would get the best use out of a receiver.
Maclin is the most interesting name on this list, at least to me. I would be down bringing him in -- depending on the numbers, of course -- but it's possible he doesn't even make it to free agency. If he does make it, I suspect the Chiefs would have some level of interest. Given the uncertainty of their cap situation that's a tough one to predict right now.
Maclin would be my guess as the most likely. But will any of them actually be a Chief next season? I'll say no.