On the heels of their Super Bowl loss the Chiefs are doing some housekeeping and getting their offseason affairs in order. Kansas City signed receivers Gehrig Dieter and Dalton Schoen to reserve/futures contracts today.
Dieter is a familiar name to Chiefs fans, while Schoen is a new one. The 2021 season will be Dieter’s fifth in Kansas City after he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2017. He’s bounced between the active roster and practice squad the past few years, catching only one pass for ten yards in four games this season. Dieter making it this far is already a pretty big success, as he only had 214 yards in his senior season at Alabama after transferring over from Bowling Green.
He’s also known for being close with Patrick Mahomes, which certainly doesn’t hurt his cause with the team. Schoen is a local kid who played college ball at Kansas State before signing with the Chargers as an UDFA this offseason. He failed to make the team and wasn’t heard of during the regular season before resurfacing now on this futures deal.
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