3 Former Chiefs Failing Miserably With Their New Teams in 2023

JuJu Smith-Schuster has just one TD with the Patriots
JuJu Smith-Schuster has just one TD with the Patriots / Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
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2. JuJu Smith-Schuster - New England Patriots

It makes me sad to see the way JuJu's year is going. We'll see the former Chief on Sunday when the Chiefs face the Patriots, though Smith-Schuster's involvement in New England's offense is minimal at best.

One year after catching 78 passes for 933 yards with the Chiefs, JuJu has just 29 catches on 47 targets for 260 yards and one TD.

The Patriots may have the worst QB situation in the league, but it's hard to ignore JuJu's waning knee injury and lack of production. He signed a three-year, $25 contract with New England in the offseason, expected to bring championship experience to the receiver room, though I think all parties regret the deal now.

This 37-yard catch is JuJu's longest play of the season and one of his only highlights. He brought physicality on the field and joy off it to Kansas City in 2022 - I'll be the first to admit I was hoping he'd have a great year.

Now, it wouldn't stun me to see the Patriots try to move on. We'll see if Smith-Schuster can regain last year's form next season, though for now this has been a regrettable signing.