McCluster lined up almost exclusively as a receiver during his rookie year, then hopped into the backfield last season to help Kansas City overcome the loss of Jamaal Charles. Now, in his third set of offseason workouts, McCluster finds himself back with the receiver group.
Will he stay there? That all depends on where the Chiefs’ “Wheel of McCluster Positions” lands this summer.
“We’ve given Dexter reps at the wide receiver position in this new offense because we feel like he knows how to play running back and we can put him over at running back at any point in time,” Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said last week, “but we felt like he needed the work at wide receiver.