Tajaé Sharpe will get a lot more time to function with one particular of the NFL’s leading quarterbacks.
The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs strategy to re-sign the former Tennessee Titans wide receiver, in accordance to an NFL Network report on Monday.
Sharpe joined the Chiefs last December as a member of their observe squad adhering to an inconsequential stint with the Minnesota Vikings. He in no way made it on to Kansas City’s energetic roster or appeared in a recreation for the two-time AFC champions whose time ended with a decline to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tremendous Bowl LV.
The 26-12 months-previous now will have a entire offseason to work with quarterback Patrick Mahomes and to get the job done himself into the Chiefs’ offense, which led the NFL in complete yards and passing yards and was sixth in scoring past year. For all of that good results, nevertheless, Kansas Town was 14th in the league in red zone achievement amount and tied for 22nd in goal-to-go accomplishment price.
At 6-foot-2, 194 pounds, Sharpe is a major body with a background of output in close proximity to the purpose line. In 2019, his remaining period with Tennessee, he scored touchdowns on all 3 passes thrown to him when the line of scrimmage was the opponent’s 10 or closer and completed next on the workforce with four total touchdown receptions. For his vocation, his catch share on plays from the 10 and in is 66.7, effectively earlier mentioned his general 54.8 p.c catch price.
Sharpe, a fifth-round choose in 2016, has 92 receptions for 1,167 yards with 8 touchdowns – all in 4 a long time with the Titans. He set occupation-highs with 41 receptions for 522 yards as a rookie, with skipped all of 2017 with an damage and then saw his part minimize over the upcoming two seasons.
A free agent in 2020, he signed a one particular-12 months, $1 million cost-free-agent deal with Minnesota early in the offseason but played in just four games. He was focused 3 periods and did not have a reception before he was produced.