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2020 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – AFC West



Denver Broncos

2019 Record: 7-9, 2nd in AFC West

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:

OC Rich Scangarello

Hired:

OC Pat Shurmuer

Player Additions:

RB Melvin Gordon (from Los Angeles Chargers)
C Graham Glasgow (from Detroit)
CB A.J. Bouye (from Jacksonville)
DT Jurrell Casey (from Tennessee)
TE Nick Vannett (from Pittsburgh)
DT Joel Heath (from Houston)
QB Jeff Driskel (from Detroit)
P Sam Martin (from Detroit)
DT Christian Covington (from Dallas)

Player Subtractions:

C Connor McGovern
CB Chris Harris
DE Derek Wolfe
S Will Parks
RB Devontae Booker
RB Theo Riddick
DE Adam Gotsis
G Ronald Leary
DT Billy Winn
FB Andy Janovich
QB Joe Flacco
P Colby Wadman

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 15 (15) Jerry Jeudy WR Alabama
Round 2 · Pick 14 (46) K.J. Hamler WR Penn State
Round 3 · Pick 13 (77) Michael Ojemudia CB Iowa
Round 3 · Pick 19 (83) Lloyd Cushenberry C LSU
Round 3 · Pick 31 (95) McTelvin Agim DT Arkansas
Round 4 · Pick 12(118) Albert Okwuegbunam TE Missouri
Round 5 · Pick 33 (178) Justin Strnad LB Wake Forest
Round 6 · Pick 2 (181) Netane Muti G Fresno State
Round 7 · Pick 38 (252) Tyrie Cleveland WR Florida
Round 7 · Pick 40 (254) Derrek Tuszka EDGE North Dakota State

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 298.6 (Rank: 28), Pass Yards/Gm – 194.7 (Rank: 28), Rush Yards/Gm – 103.9 (Rank: 20), Points/Gm – 17.6 (Rank: 28), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.45 (Rank: 11), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.1% (Rank: 25)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 337.0 (Rank: 12), Pass Yards/Gm – 225.6 (Rank: 11), Rush Yards/Gm – 111.4 (Rank: 16), Points/Gm – 19.8 (Rank: 10), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.31 (Rank: 19), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.28 (Rank: 18), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.6% (Rank: 11), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 16.2 (Rank: 8), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 21.9 (Rank: 9), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 31.3 (Rank: 9), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 13.2 (Rank: 21).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Drew Lock
RB: Melvin Gordon
GLB: Melvin Gordon
3RB: Phillip Lindsay
WR: Courtland Sutton
WR: Jerry Jeudy (R)
WR: K.J. Hamler (R)
TE: Noah Fant

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 7.5
Strength of schedule rank: 28 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Kansas City Chiefs

2019 Record: 12-4, 1st in AFC West

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

T Mike Remmers (from New York Giants)
CB Antonio Hamilton (from New York Giants)
QB Jordan Ta’amu (from XFL)
TE Ricky Seals-Jones (from Cleveland)
RB DeAndre Washington (from Oakland)
DE Taco Charlton (from Miami)

Player Subtractions:

CB Kendall Fuller
DE Emmanuel Ogbah
G Stefen Wisniewski
TE Blake Bell
LB Reggie Ragland
S Jordan Lucas
T Cameron Erving
LB Terrell Suggs
RB LeSean McCoy
CB Morris Claiborne
RB Spencer Ware
P Dustin Colquitt

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 32 (32) Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB LSU
Round 2 · Pick 31 (63) Willie Gay Jr. LB Mississippi State
Round 3 · Pick 32 (96) Lucas Niang T Texas Christian
Round 4 · Pick 32 (138) L’Jarius Sneed S Louisiana Tech
Round 5 · Pick 32 (177) Michael Danna EDGE Michigan
Round 7 · Pick 23 (237) Bopete Keyes CB Tulane

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 379.2 (Rank: 6), Pass Yards/Gm – 281.1 (Rank: 5), Rush Yards/Gm – 98.1 (Rank: 23), Points/Gm – 28.2 (Rank: 5), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.88 (Rank: 28), Adjusted Sack Rate – 4.9% (Rank: 4)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 349.7 (Rank: 17), Pass Yards/Gm – 221.4 (Rank: 8), Rush Yards/Gm – 128.2 (Rank: 26), Points/Gm – 19.3 (Rank: 7), Fantasy Points/Gm – 9.13 (Rank: 6), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.81 (Rank: 28), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.7% (Rank: 10), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 17.6 (Rank: 13), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 29.6 (Rank: 29), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 26.5 (Rank: 2), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 14.4 (Rank: 29).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Patrick Mahomes
RB: Clyde Edwards-Helaire (R)
GLB: Clyde Edwards-Helaire (R)
3RB: Clyde Edwards-Helaire (R)
WR: Tyreek Hill
WR: Mecole Hardman
WR: Sammy Watkins
TE: Travis Kelce

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 11.5
Strength of schedule rank: 10 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Las Vegas Raiders

2019 Record: 7-9, 3rd in AFC West

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

QB Marcus Mariota (from Tennessee)
LB Nick Kwiatkoski (from Chicago)
LB Cory Littleton (from Los Angeles Rams)
DT Maliek Collins (from Dallas)
DE Carl Nassib (from Tampa Bay)
S Jeff Heath (from Dallas)
TE Jason Witten (from Dallas)
WR Nelson Agholor (from Philadelphia)
C/G Eric Kush (from Cleveland)
DT Daniel Ross (from Dallas)
S Damarious Randall (from Cleveland)
WR De’Mornay Pierson-El (from AAF)

Player Subtractions:

DE Benson Mayowa
CB Daryl Worley
LB Tahir Whitehead
S Karl Joseph
RB DeAndre Washington
TE Eric Tomlinson
LB Vontaze Burfict
WR Dwayne Harris
RB Isaiah Crowell
QB Mike Glennon
QB DeShone Kizer

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 12 (12) Henry Ruggs III WR Alabama
Round 1 · Pick 19 (19) Damon Arnette CB Ohio State
Round 3 · Pick 16 (80) Lynn Bowden WR Kentucky
Round 3 · Pick 17 (81) Bryan Edwards WR South Carolina
Round 3 · Pick 36 (100) Tanner Muse S Clemson
Round 4 · Pick 3 (109) John Simpson G Clemson
Round 4 · Pick 33 (139) Amik Robertson CB Louisiana Tech

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 363.7 (Rank: 11), Pass Yards/Gm – 245.4 (Rank: 9), Rush Yards/Gm – 118.3 (Rank: 13), Points/Gm – 19.61 (Rank: 24), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.63 (Rank: 6), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.9% (Rank: 6)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 354.8 (Rank: 19), Pass Yards/Gm – 256.7 (Rank: 25), Rush Yards/Gm – 98.1 (Rank: 8), Points/Gm – 26.2 (Rank: 24), Fantasy Points/Gm – 4.38 (Rank: 29), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.89 (Rank: 4), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.1% (Rank: 27), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 21.95 (Rank: 27), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 24.93 (Rank: 17), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 35.96 (Rank: 18), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 13.95 (Rank: 25).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Derek Carr
RB: Josh Jacobs
GLB: Josh Jacobs
3RB: Jalen Richard
WR: Henry Ruggs (R)
WR: Tyrell Williams
WR: Hunter Renfrow
TE: Darren Waller

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 7.5
Strength of schedule rank: 29 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Los Angeles Chargers

2019 Record: 5-11, 4th in AFC West

Player Additions:

CB Chris Harris (from Denver)
DT Linval Joseph (from Minnesota)
G Trai Turner (from Carolina)
T Bryan Bulaga (from Green Bay)
LB Nick Vigil (from Cincinnati)
Wr Darius Jennings (from Tennessee)
T Storm Norton (from XFL)
TE Donald Parham (from XFL)

Player Subtractions:

QB Philip Rivers
RB Melvin Gordon
FB Derek Watt
S Adrian Phillips
LB Thomas Davis
CB Jaylen Watkins
G Michael Schofield
WR Travis Benjamin
WR Geremy Davis
LT Russell Okung
LB Thomas Davis
DT Brandon Mebane

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 6 (6) Justin Herbert QB Oregon
Round 1 · Pick 23 (23) Kenneth Murray LB Oklahoma
Round 4 · Pick 6 (112) Joshua Kelley RB UCLA
Round 5 · Pick 5 (151) Joe Reed WR Virginia
Round 6 · Pick 7 (186) Alohi Gilman S Notre Dame
Round 7 · Pick 6 (220) K.J. Hill WR Ohio State

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 367.4 (Rank: 10), Pass Yards/Gm – 276.6 (Rank: 6), Rush Yards/Gm – 90.8 (Rank: 28), Points/Gm – 21.1 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.37 (Rank: 13), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.2% (Rank: 9)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 313.1 (Rank: 6), Pass Yards/Gm – 200.3 (Rank: 5), Rush Yards/Gm – 112.8 (Rank: 18), Points/Gm – 21.6 (Rank: 14), Fantasy Points/Gm – 5.1 (Rank: 27), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.35 (Rank: 20), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.2% (Rank: 25), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.07 (Rank: 4), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 26.31 (Rank: 22), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 28.77 (Rank: 3), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 10.64 (Rank: 8).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Tyrod Taylor
RB: Austin Ekeler
GLB: Austin Ekeler
3RB: Austin Ekeler
WR: Keenan Allen
WR: Mike Williams
WR: Andre Patton
TE: Hunter Henry

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8
Strength of schedule rank: 5 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

*Zone vs. Man Coverage % excludes hybrid/prevent coverages and offensive screen plays.

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