Morning Huddle: Damien Williams Opts Out

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Damien Williams opts out of the 2020 season and CEH’s stock skyrockets. Grab yourself a cup o’ joe and get in the Huddle!

Chiefs news for 30 July 2020

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Chiefs’ Damien Williams opts out of 2020 NFL season, joining fellow offensive starter Laurent Duvernay-Tardif | Chiefs.com

“As an organization, we certainly understand and respect Damien’s choice, knowing it was made in the best interest of his family,” general manager Brett Veach said in a statement. “He means a lot to our football team as a player and a person, and we’re going to miss having him around this season.”

Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s fantasy football outlook following Damien Williams’ opt out | ChiefsWire

This shift caused a huge spike in my anticipated touches (and points) for Edwards-Helaire. He moved from a projected 142 carries to 197, and a projected 42 receptions to a projected 55. The total yardage I have him projected for increased from 1,130 to almost 1,500, and his touchdowns increased from 8 to 11.

Kansas City Chiefs add three players to NFL’s Top 100 list | AA

Star safety Tyrann Mathieu was the first Chiefs player to be disclosed on the night when he came in at No. 39 overall. It wasn’t long before he was joined by Pro Bowl wide receiver Tyreek Hill at No. 22. Then shortly thereafter, the duo was joined by record-setting tight end Travis Kelce.

Chiefs agree to terms with Tedric Thompson | PFT

Seattle released Thompson [Safety] in March to save his $2.1 million base salary. The Seahawks made Thompson a fourth-round choice in 2017. He played 29 games with 16 starts in his three seasons in Seattle. But Thompson missed 19 games, including 10 last season. He ended up with 19 tackles, two picks and two interceptions in 2019.

Five Things to Know About New Chiefs’ Offensive Guard Kelechi Osemele | Chiefs.com

He earned the third-highest overall grade among all guards according to Pro Football Focus in 2016 while tallying his first-career Pro Bowl nod and a First-Team All-Pro selection, establishing himself as one of the top offensive linemen in the league. Osemele then followed that up with another Pro Bowl season in 2017, earning PFF’s 12th-best grade among all guards.

‘Top 100 Players of 2020’: Tyrann Mathieu – No. 39 | NFL.com

The veteran safety makes it onto the “Top 100” after his first season with the Kansas City Chiefs. His last “Top 100” appearance came in 2016.

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upamtn
07/30/2020 2:06 pm

the ONLY “ranking” that matters is the one at the end of the season … you know: the SB winner

it’s STILL a team sport, and the TEAM wins (or loses) games … now, last I saw the TEAM was the reigning SB Champion, and that’s the ONLY thing that counts

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
Reply to  upamtn
07/30/2020 3:25 pm

Preach!!!

upamtn
Reply to  probablyamistake
07/30/2020 3:36 pm

your team’s sins have been absolved, my son … hallelujah n stuff like that there
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QuackTastic
QuackTastic
07/30/2020 10:59 am

I’m even Ok with Wilson being number 1, but Lamar?? Ha

Leaf
Reply to  QuackTastic
07/30/2020 12:10 pm

In 2018 Pat literally did what no one has done before, and people still said he wasn’t the best player. Lamar does a good Vick impression and everyone’s screaming “this guys unstoppable”

venturachief
venturachief
07/30/2020 10:27 am

So is there really someone that gives the Morning Huddle a 1 star rating everyday? This is a great accumulation of info.

MasterChief
MasterChief
Reply to  venturachief
07/30/2020 11:18 am

Someone has been giving 1 star to just about all the articles.

Pretty lame considering people spend their own time, free of charge, to create AG and it’s content.

larch
larch
Reply to  MasterChief
07/30/2020 11:49 am

Pete’s weenie trolling?

venturachief
venturachief
Reply to  MasterChief
07/30/2020 12:31 pm

Wow. That bitter little troll must have a sad existence.

Leaf
Reply to  venturachief
07/30/2020 1:50 pm

For Pete, I thought that was a given

ArrowFan
ArrowFan
07/30/2020 9:27 am

Lamar is the best running QB in the league, however a QB is responsible for so much more than just running the ball. Pat’s bank account knows who is number one and it isn’t even close. I also believe he has a few trophies and awards in the cupboard as well.

kcfreak725
07/30/2020 9:22 am

I wouldn’t put Lamar Jackson in front of Russell Wilson, let alone Mahomes.

Team Player
Team Player
Reply to  kcfreak725
07/30/2020 10:18 am

But Jackson played in one more game than the other two. /sarcasm/

venturachief
venturachief
Reply to  kcfreak725
07/30/2020 10:29 am

I know there isn’t a GM that would either. How many 1st & 2nd round picks would need to be thrown in to trade Patrick for Lamar. There must be some number that would make it worthwhile, but I wouldn’t be interested.

Warpath
Warpath
07/30/2020 7:44 am

“WORLD CHAMPIONS”

zulu trader
zulu trader
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07/30/2020 8:38 am

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