4 WRs the Chiefs Should Trade For After New Rashee Rice Incident

Rashee Rice faces a new legal situation and the Chiefs could be in the market for a receiver
Rashee Rice faces a new legal situation and the Chiefs could be in the market for a receiver / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Rashee Rice's legal situation became more complicated Tuesday, as the 2023 second-round pick is under investigation for allegedly hitting a photographer at a Dallas club early Monday morning. No charges have been filed and he was not arrested, though it's a concerning development for the Chiefs nonetheless.

The number of free-agent wide receivers available is dwindling and while there are a few intriguing options left, Kansas City may be forced to make a trade if they want to acquire a receiver as insurance.

If the organization wants to maximize its chances to win a third consecutive Super Bowl, which no team has ever done, Brett Veach needs to strongly consider acquiring one of these players:

4 WRs the Chiefs Should Trade For

1. Jahan Dotson - Washington Commanders

I don't know if the Commanders would be interested in trading the former No. 16 overall pick given they just drafted Jayden Daniels, but I'd at least make a call to find out. He only had nine total targets over the last four weeks of the season, notching only 518 receiving yards on the season. That makes me think Washington would at least answer the phone.

However, I love the pedigree and potential fit for Jahan Dotson on the Chiefs. He's an impressive route-runner and an excellent red-zone threat, catching seven TDs in just 12 games in his rookie season. After posting an 1,182-yard season his final year at Penn State, I'm willing to chalk his struggles last year up to the Commanders' dysfunction.

Even if Rice doesn't receive a large suspension and avoids future trouble, I'd be interested in adding Dotson anyway. Perhaps his cost will be too high, given the Chiefs' depreciating leverage, but he'd give Patrick Mahomes another dynamic high draft pick as the offense continues to evolve.

Dotson is good in the screen game and over the middle, making him a logical fit for Andy Reid's offense.

He caught only 49 of 83 targets, but Dotson still managed to keep his drop rate at only six percent. I blame the poor environment for his 2023 struggles, and few environments present the upside that Kansas City's does.