Watkins will reportedly sign a three-year deal worth $48 million, which is an extremely high price to pay for a wide receiver that has dealt with inconsistency and injuries since being drafted in 2014.
Last season Watkins recorded 39 catches for 593 yards and eight touchdowns in 15 games.
Watkins joins receiver Tyreek Hill, running back Kareem Hunt and tight end Travis Kelce as potential targets for Mahomes, who spent his rookie season behind Alex Smith on the depth chart.
The Green Bay Packers will be one of the teams interested in free agent receiver Sammy Watkins, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The 6-foot-1, 211-pounder has never quite lived up to his first-round hype but he has still put up decent numbers.
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They're goalless ahead of the home leg of their last-16 tie with Sevilla . "He doesn't have to (speak to me)", said the forward. Does he play every match from the start? Don't expect a flashy haircut or many highlight reels on YouTube for him, either.
Watkins entered the National Football League with the promise of being one of the game's best receivers.
The Rams decision not to franchise tag Watkins, instead tagging LaMarcus Joynerwas a pretty obvious one, considering Watkins was the second most productive former Buffalo Bills wideout on the Rams past year (behind Robert Woods), which is not a great title to have.
The Bills wiped their hands clean of the former fourth overall selection, trading Watkins to the Rams this past offseason. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick. The Chiefs later worked out a deal with linebacker Anthony Hitchens.