5. Chuba Hubbard, RB, Carolina Panthers
Why this move makes sense: The Panthers invested heavily in Miles Sanders (4-year contract) and it appears that he is their guy for the foreseeable future. The Panthers are nowhere close to competitive this season. In fact, they have one of the worst offenses in recent memory. Why not be sellers at the deadline, especially on the offensive side of the ball?
The Chiefs have some nice running backs in their committee. Jerick McKinnon is the third down guy and Pacheco is the early downs runner. In order to eventually phase out Clyde Edwards-Helaire, perhaps the Chiefs would want to send a late-round pick to the Panthers for an explosive depth piece that could rotate in and have an impact on the offense. No, it's not as sexy as an acquisition for a wide receiver, but it's one that the Chiefs may deem necessary.
Potential compensation: 6th Round Pick
Once again, the Chiefs would not be mortgaging the future for a guy like Hubbard. As a former 4th round pick, he was always a 'maybe' type player anyway. To replace Clyde Edwards-Helaire's production, Hubbard makes a tremendous amount of sense.