The Kansas City Chiefs have taken wide receiver/return man Devon Wylie of Fresno State in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, and it's a move that gives the Chiefs an edge in a number of ways. While he's been hurt this last year and has limited experience, his skill set should help him transition well to the pro level as a slot receiver but, more importantly, a spark on special teams and as a return man.
Before the draft, Wylie said that many teams were in on him and it's potentially lucky that the Chiefs were able to grab him before many others.
"A lot of teams like me, and that's flattering to hear them say that," Wylie told the Fresno Bee. "All of my discussions with NFL teams have been pretty complimentary. They like my speed and want to use me as a receiver. Some see me being a returner as an added bonus. I just want the ball in my hands any which way it gets there to try to be a difference maker out there."
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