Most underrated offseason moves by Chiefs' AFC West rivals

The division has responded to the Super Bowl champs in many ways, and a few of them could pay off higher than expected.
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Say what you want about the Kansas City Chiefs' offseason additions, losses and even the bit of drama they've seen unfold. But, the fact remains: they're the champs.

As long as Patrick Mahomes is under center, this team will be competing for titles, year-in and year-out.

But, what about the rest of the AFC West? The Chargers, Raiders and Broncos will forever have an uphill battle, it seems, so long as Mahomes is around. This offseason has seen the division improve in many different ways, but a few key moves may have flown under the radar.

Let's take a look at some of the more underrated moves by the Chiefs' rivals and what it could do for each team.

Denver added more than just a Jerry Jeudy replacement in Troy Franklin Jr.

At one point, Oregon wide receiver Troy Franklin Jr. was talked about as a potential Round 1 prospect. Even NFL Media's Lance Zierlein graded him out as a Round 2 guy, comparing him to Chris Olave.

Somehow, the Broncos got him in the fourth round.

At 6-foot-2 and with long, sprinter's speed, Franklin gives the Broncos new hope at wide receiver after trading away Jerry Jeudy, who many fans would label as a bust. Franklin's speed and sudden movements allow him to shake defensive backs and create chunk plays for himself. He'll give Denver's quarterback room an explosive play waiting to happen on a moment's notice.

Last season with the Ducks, Franklin averaged a whopping 17.1 yards per reception on 81 catches, scoring 14 times. He's not a fourth-round prospect. This was a tremendous value pick by the Broncos.