Remember when we were really excited about Albert Wilson taking the next step as a receiver? Wilson moved mostly to the slot this year where we thought he was a great fit. Along with Jeremy Maclin and Chris Conley, I was actually a little optimistic about the Chiefs receivers.
The season started and ... well, what in the heck happened to Albert Wilson?
He has eight targets in two games, good for just five catches for 12 yards. Pro Football Focus had him graded out as the worst slot receiver in Week 1.
Honestly, I had to go back and confirm that he was regularly in both games this year before writing this because I couldn’t remember seeing him. The frustration among fans appeared to start in the preseason (I remember a drop then) and continued to boil over.
The Chiefs appear committed to Wilson. Their most popular formation includes three receivers. Demarcus Robinson barely has any offensive snaps. De’Anthony Thomas has been inactive. Tyreek Hill seems like the most logical candidate to replace his snaps but he has taken just 16 offensive snaps in two weeks.
The Chiefs are probably going to stick with Wilson and they’re probably right, at least in the near future. If we’re in Week 6 and this is still going on, some changes might be in order.