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Fans want pressure on the quarterback
The Chiefs have plenty of needs heading into the NFL Draft, which begins on Thursday night — including EDGE, wide receiver and the secondary. Of all the needs, EDGE (64%) is the position Chiefs fans would like to see addressed first, followed by wide receiver (14%) and the secondary (12%).
We asked Chiefs fans which receiver will lead the team in yards in 2022. More than half of Chiefs fans like newcomer JuJu Smith-Schuster (52%), followed by Mecole Hardman (21%). Marquez Valdez-Scantling (15%) rounded out the poll in third.
Earlier this month, Capital One announced that Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes would team with Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen to partake in “The Match,” a golf showcase that will pit the Mahomes-Allen team against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
But only 41% of Chiefs fans plan to watch — a number I found low. Perhaps when the event gets a little closer (it’s slated for June 1), that number will increase.