Kansas City Chiefs News, April 9: Stefon Diggs Named Potential Target in 2025, Chiefs Host Top Tight End Prospect on Pre-Draft Visit, and More

Here's the latest news regarding the Kansas City Chiefs, including Stefon Diggs as a target in 2025, a potential plan in the 2024 NFL Draft, and more.

Despite winning Super Bowl 58, the Kansas City Chiefs are in a weird situation heading into the 2024 NFL Draft. Following a spectacular rookie season, wide receiver Rashee Rice is at the center of a controversial situation following a car crash in Dallas.

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Now the Chiefs must weigh their options at wide receiver in the future. Hollywood Brown was only signed to a one-year deal. Besides Brown and Rice, there aren’t many promising options at the position in Kansas City. Therefore, they could potentially make a move for a notable star wide receiver in 2025.

All of that and more in today’s Chiefs news!

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Although the Chiefs have re-signed several players this offseason, they have yet to fill one major void. Pro Football Network NFL Writer Dallas Robinson outlined a potential plan for Kansas City to follow in the 2024 NFL Draft. Robinson points out that the Chiefs have yet to sign former starting left tackle Donovan Smith and could address that spot with the 32nd overall pick in the first round.

MORE: Kansas City’s Potential Plan in the 2024 NFL Draft

Stefon Diggs 2025 Landing Spots: Could the Star WR Be Headed to Kansas City?

Separately, Robinson also points out that wide receiver is another position of need in Kansas City. Even before Rice’s incident, there were questions about the Chiefs’ long-term situation at the position.

Robinson identified Kansas City as a potential landing spot for current Houston Texans wide receiver Stefon Diggs. Once the star was traded to Houston, his contract was adjusted to become, functionally, a one-year deal. Could he land in Kansas City in 2025?

READ MORE: Will the Chiefs Sign Stefon Diggs in 2025?

Will Helms’ 3-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs Find L’Jarius Sneed’s Replacement

While the Chiefs have yet to fill their void at left tackle, they also traded away their top cornerback, L’Jarius Sneed, to the Tennessee Titans. Now, Kansas City will be tasked with trying to replace one of their best defensive players in the 2024 NFL Draft. Pro Football Network’s Will Helms has the Chiefs landing one of the top cornerback prospects in this year’s draft class with their first-round selection.

KEEP READING: Chiefs Land Top Cornerback in Latest Mock Draft

Chiefs Host Kansas State TE Ben Sinnott on Pre-Draft Visit

There is no denying that Chiefs star tight end Travis Kelce is one of the best at the position in the history of the NFL. Yet at 34 years old, the Chiefs could consider selecting his eventual replacement in the 2024 NFL Draft. Kansas State’s Ben Sinnott is one of the top tight ends in this year’s class. According to Sinnott’s Instagram story, he recently visited Kansas City.

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Chiefs Superfan Ordered to Pay Ex-Bank Teller $10.8 Million

Xaviar Babudar — widely known as Chiefsaholic — has found himself in some serious trouble with the law. Babudar admitted to stealing more than $800,000 in 11 different robberies after reaching a federal plea agreement in February. Now, the Chiefs superfan is facing even more trouble as a judge ordered Babudar to pay $10.8 million to an ex-bank teller that he threatened with a gun in December of 2022.

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