Maclin collected four passes on five targets for 53 yards in Sunday's regular-season finale against the Chargers. Maclin's sophomore campaign with the Chiefs hasn't come close to matching his first, having nabbed just 44 passes in total on 76 targets versus 87 catches for 1,088 yards a year ago. He also found pay dirt just twice on the season, well off his 2015 pace when he reached the end zone eight times. He should lead the receiving corps in snaps in the postseason and could be a buy-low candidate in drafts next season.
Maclin caught just three passes on four targets for nine yards in Saturday's win over the Broncos. Maclin saw the field the most among all Chiefs receivers, but the collective group didn't do much outside of Tyreek Hill out of the backfield. The veteran pass-catcher hasn't done much since returning from a groin injury, but did notch six grabs last week against the Titans. The team closes the regular season at San Diego in Week 17, providing Maclin with a chance to get things rolling before the playoffs.
Maclin caught six of eight targets for 82 yards in Sunday's 19-17 loss to the Titans. Maclin led the Chiefs in targets, catches and yards. He hadn't topped 80 yards in a game all season coming in, as the Chiefs' offensive formula of short passes and runs doesn't call for much involvement from the wide receivers. Tyreek Hill has supplanted Maclin as the wide receiver to own in Kansas City thanks to his impact as a runner and on special teams.
Maclin (groin) secured one of three targets for 16 yards in Thursday's 21-13 win over the Raiders. The veteran made a rather quiet return from his month-long absence due to a groin injury, but was able to at least escape the contest without setbacks. While he's been sidelined, rookie Tyreek Hill has emerged as a highly viable option for QB Alex Smith, while Travis Kelce has also taken advantage by stringing together four straight 100-yard performances. However, Maclin undoubtedly still has Smith's trust, and with his first game back now under his belt, he'll likely figure in for a bigger role in a Week 15 tilt against the Titans.
Maclin (groin) does not carry an injury designation for Thursday night's game against the Raiders. After being listed as limited Monday, Maclin's participation level was marked full both Tuesday and Wednesday, which sets the stage for his return to action Thursday night. The veteran wideout, who last suited up in Week 9, figures to reclaim his starting role out of the gate, though it remains to be seen if his snaps will be limited at all in Week 14. In his absence, fellow wideout Tyreek Hill has made a case to remain a key cog in the Chiefs' passing attack, while TE Travis Kelce is coming off back-to-back eight-catch efforts.
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