Chiefs got their fans’ hopes up again by meeting with Deshaun Watson

Given their cap situation and financial commitment to Alex Smith, it looks like the Chiefs are probably stuck watching their incumbent starting quarterback throwing short of the sticks for another year or two. [sad trombone]

But maybe not. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson made an interesting revelation Friday afternoon at the NFL Combine when he said that the Chiefs were one of the teams that he has met with in Indianapolis this week.

Watson is almost certain to be a first-round pick, maybe even one of the first 10 players to come off the board. That doesn’t align neatly with the Chiefs picking at No. 27 in the first round.

The man is wearing a suit. A suit to coach children’s basketball. That is dedication. That is dressing for the job you want, not the one you have. When I played U8 basketball, my coach was the older brother of one of the kids on the team, and he always showed up to games in JNCO jeans and smelling like stale bong water. I’d much rather have suit coach.

Secondly, before we feel bad for the kid who got blocked, let’s be clear: Homie got warned. A lot. Coach yelled “NO! NO! NO!” the entire trip down the court, and at no time during his run to the basket did the kid even look toward the bench. That kid isn’t coachable, and sometimes you need to set the example.

Thirdly, the block. No real deeper meaning here — just want to watch it over and over and over and over again.

This kid will never drive on his own hoop again. That’s what coaching is all about.

He helps organize Portland’s offense, pointing teammates in opportunistic directions and signaling the guards when a potential cut presents itself. While Lillard garnered a boisterous applause for a gorgeous dime to a cutting Maurice Harkless, it was Nurkic’s screen that created an open lane.10

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