Chiefs Sign 1,000-Yard Speedster to Fill Tyreek Hill Role

The Chiefs signed WR Hollywood Brown to an $11 million deal
The Chiefs signed WR Hollywood Brown to an $11 million deal / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Chiefs fans rejoice! Kansas City officially made the upgrade to the wide receiver room that fans have been clamoring for, signing Marquise "Hollywood" Brown to a $7 million (up to $11 million with incentives), one-year deal to bolster Patrick Mahomes' receiving core.

After an offseason full of veteran re-signings and the record-breaking deal for Chris Jones, Brett Veach dipped his toes into the free agency waters to bring a proven 1,000-yard receiver into the organization.

If you're a Chiefs fan, this is just about the best possible news you could've asked for.

Chiefs Roster News: KC Signs WR Marquise 'Hollywood' Brown to $11 Million Deal

The former first-round pick spent three seasons in Baltimore before joining Arizona the last two years. He's widely recognized as one of the fastest players in the NFL, a perfect fit for the Tyreek Hill role that Kansas City has missed since the latter was traded to the Dolphins.

Brown's best season came in 2021 with the Ravens, catching 91 passes for 1,008 yards and six TDs. He had 21 TDs in his first three seasons, providing a valuable threat to find the end zone on top of his ability to stretch defenses.

With Travis Kelce and Rashee Rice's ability to find soft spots in coverage, Brown's ability to stretch the defense will prove invaluable. Turns out, Drue Tranquill is a fantastic recruiter after all.

This is a home run for Brett Veach and I could not be more excited. The Chiefs sit at +650 to win their third consecutive Super Bowl. If you want your bank account to benefit from those odds, you'd better act quickly.

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