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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 Shurmur

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:

LB Todd Davis
RT Ja’Wuan James (COVID opt out)
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: Melvin Gordon
WR: Courtland Sutton
WR: Jerry Jeudy (R)
SWR: 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:
LB Von Miller (ankle) out for possibly 3 months.

Kansas City Chiefs

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

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

G Kelechi Osemele (from New York Jets)
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)
DE Taco Charlton (from Miami)

Player Subtractions:

RB Damien Williams (COVID opt out)
G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (COVID opt out)
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 (COVID opt out)
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: Sammy Watkins
WR: Demarcus Robinson
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:

RB Devontae Booker (from Denver)
QB Marcus Mariota (from Tennessee)
CB Prince Amukamara (from Chicago)
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)
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)
SWR: Hunter Renfrow
WR: Bryan Edwards (R)
TE: Darren Waller

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 7
Strength of schedule rank: 29 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:
WR Tyrell Williams (torn labrum) has been placed on IR which may put Hunter Renfrow in top 3.
*Bowden traded to Miami for picks.

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:

WR Andre Patton
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
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*
TE: Hunter Henry
TE: Virgil Green

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 7.5
Strength of schedule rank: 5 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:
* WR Williams (shoulder) could miss Week 1.

Defense:

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

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