Whenever the Green Bay Packers are interested in a player I wonder if the Kansas City Chiefs will be too given GM John Dorsey's background. So when I saw a receiver from BYU getting interest from the Packers I wondered if the Chiefs would be interested and it turns out they are.
BYU WR Mitch Mathews is expected to visit the Chiefs at some point before the draft. (Tracking the Chiefs draft visitors here)
The Kansas City Chiefs are also bringing BYU WR Mitch Mathews in for a pre-Draft visit... He'll be visiting the Green Bay Packers next week.— Brett Tessler (@TesslerSports) April 7, 2016
You may remember Mathews name from the Hail Mary catch against Nebraska last season (video above). Also note the BYU connection with Andy Reid and his alma mater. Mathews said the Chiefs, Packers and Falcons are showing the most interest. He's projected as a late round pick if he is drafted at all. The Chiefs could also be setting the stage to sign him as an undrafted free agent.
Mathews has the size and speed: 6'5 and 222 pounds with a eyebrow-raising 4.41 40-yard dash. Dorsey is big on those physical traits that are hard to find and that size and speed is hard to find. This is a cool video that shows off his catch radius:
While at BYU last season, Mathews had 54 receptions for 737 yards and 11 touchdowns. Those numbers were down slightly from the year before when he had 73 catches for 922 yards and nine touchdowns.