JuJu Smith-Schuster is headed to New England, and for about the same price tag as the receiver he’ll replace.

Per reports, Smith-Schuster is signing a three-year deal worth $33 million, with slightly over two thirds of that guaranteed. Meyers yesterday agreed to a three-year deal worth $33 million, with slightly less than two thirds guaranteed.

They’re similar receivers. Both are chain-mover types with limited speed. (Meyers four years ago ran 4.63 at the combine, contributing to him not being drafted, and I think he’s probably a little faster than Smith-Schuster.)

They finished with similar stats last year. Meyers averaged 4.8 catches for 57 yards in 14 games, with 6 TDs. Smith-Schuster averaged 4.9 catches for 58 yards in 16 games with Kansas City, with 3 TDs. If we’re using PPR scoring, that ranks those guys 30th and 34th among wide receivers among those who started at least half the time.

Smith-Schuster’s most notable work with Kansas City came in the Super Bowl. He was a key factor in the second half, when that offense came to life. In the final two quarters, he caught all 6 passes thrown his way, for 48 yards. And it was Smith-Schuster who breaking free to the end zone in the final two minutes, causing the game-deciding holding call.

Smith-Schuster will start for New England, but I don’t see him putting up big-time numbers or being their No. 1 guy. I think they’ll still be adding somebody else.

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Justin Jefferson, Min.177.5106.41.4.5521.6
JaMarr Chase, Cin.127.387.2.7.7520.5
Tyreek Hill, Mia.177.0100.61.9.4720.1
Stefon Diggs, Buff.166.889.3-.2.6919.8
Davante Adams, L.V.175.989.2-.1.8219.7
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CeeDee Lamb, Dall.176.379.92.8.5317.7
DeAndre Hopkins, Ari.
Amon-Ra St. Brown, Det.166.672.65.9.3816.7
Keenan Allen, LAC106.675.2.8.4016.6
Christian Watson, G.B.93.761.97.6.8915.9
Jaylen Waddle, Mia.174.479.81.5.4715.4
Chris Godwin, T.B.156.968.2.3.2215.1
DeVonta Smith, Phil.175.670.4.0.4115.1
Tyler Lockett, Sea.165.364.6.0.5615.1
Mike Evans, T.B.
Tee Higgins, Cin.154.968.6.0.4914.7
Amari Cooper, Cle.174.668.2.0.5314.6
Christian Kirk, Jac.174.965.2.6.4714.3
Garrett Wilson, NYJ155.
Michael Pittman, Ind.
Jerry Jeudy, Den.154.564.82.7.4013.6
Mike Williams, LAC134.868.8.0.3113.6
DK Metcalf, Sea.175.361.6.0.3513.6
Brandon Aiyuk, S.F.174.659.71.4.4713.5
Chris Olave, N.O.154.869.5.0.2913.5
Terry McLaurin, Was.174.570.11.7.2913.5
Deebo Samuel, S.F.134.348.617.8.3813.3
Jakobi Meyers, N.E.144.857.4-.8.4513.2
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Richie James, NYG95.
JuJu Smith-Schuster, K.C.164.958.3.0.1911.8
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