4 Underrated Free Agent Wide Receivers Who Could Be Stars in Kansas City

As the NFL offseason continues, the Chiefs still must address the WR room. The good news is that there are still a handful of free-agent WRs who can help Kansas City find success.

Curtis Samuel is one underrated free-agent WR who could be a star in Kansas City.
Curtis Samuel is one underrated free-agent WR who could be a star in Kansas City. / Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
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4. WR Olamide Zaccheaus

Olamide Zaccheaus is another wideout who didn't get much of a chance to shine with his last team. After all, the Philadelphia Eagles limited him to a 41% offensive snap share across 17 games, resulting in the ex-Virginia playmaker only recording 10 receptions for 164 yards and a pair of TDs.

While Zaccheaus' output wasn't anything special, his underlying stats prove that he's capable of more. For starters, the 26-year-old still averaged a personal-best 16.4 yards per reception. Although it came on a small sample size (10 receptions, 20 targets), it still would've ranked second-best on the Chiefs last season.

Zaccheaus has also drawn a triple-digit passer rating when targeted in three of the last five seasons, which includes yielding a rating of 111.2 in 2023.

Again, it's a small sample to go off of, however, it's worth noting that Hardman and Valdez-Scantling drew passer ratings of 41.5 and 73.0, respectively, with the Chiefs last season, highlighting how Zaccheaus is a potential upgrade over the duo.

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