Will the Chiefs put a waiver wire claim in on Michael Floyd, the receiver cut by the Cardinals this week days after he was hit for a DUI?
As usual, I doubt it.
CBS Sports analyst Bart Scott thinks they definitely should.
“It could be the dream team – the kiss of death,” Bart Scott said of Floyd and the Chiefs on CBS Sports Radio. “It’s a west coast offense, there’s probably a lot of similarities and a lot of verbage. Hell, Sam Bradford tried to pick up an offense in a week so why cant a receiver? All you got to do is tell him a go route and give him a signal… just his presence on the field. He’s a great, big, physical blocker as well in the run game which is what they like to do but man, could you imagine him going deep, [Travis] Kelce going deep, or Tyreek [Hill] going deep? And they still have Maclin!”
He’s a “name” so I get why folks would want to add him. But let’s think about he would fit in the offense. He would be predictable because he likely wouldn’t know the entire offense. He would be behind Travis Kelce, Jeremy Maclin, Tyreek Hill and probably Chris Conley, too, so your fourth or fifth receiving option. This is a guy who has 446 yards this year for the Cardinals, whose quarterback Carson Palmer has thrown almost 100 more passes than Alex Smith this year.
Maybe if this were September and Tyreek hadn’t broken out yet but once you think about where he would fit it sounds less and less enticing.
(Editor’s note: Someone suggested claiming him just for the compensatory pick which ... is actually a pretty good idea)