Chiefs agree to keep DeMarcus Robinson with one-year deal

Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a 1-year contract with wide receiver DeMarcus Robinson, keeping the core of their Super Bowl receiving corps for now. They still must decide what to do with Sammy Watkins.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs and wide receiver Demarcus Robinson have agreed to terms on a one-year deal that helps the reigning Super Bowl champions to keep their top four receivers under contract heading into next season.

Tyreek Hill has signed a long-term deal and Mecole Hardman is coming off a strong rookie season, while Sammy Watkins is in the fold for next season, but may be asked to restructure his hefty contract or take a pay cut in the coming days.

The NFL Network was first to report Sunday that Robinson was returning to the Chiefs.

The 2016 fourth-round pick played mostly on special teams as a rookie, but has seen his role steadily expand. He was the No. 2 option when Hill was hurt this past season, catching six passes for 172 yards and two touchdowns in a win against the Oakland Raiders, and finished the year with 32 catches for 449 yards and four scores.

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