The Duel
Buzz - deleted

3 Most Likely Destinations for Chris Godwin in Free Agency Following Super Bowl 55

Max Staley
Chris Godwin destinations in free agency after winning Super Bowl LV.
Chris Godwin destinations in free agency after winning Super Bowl LV. / Stacy Revere/Getty Images
facebooktwitterreddit

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, winning 31-9. It was a somewhat atypical game for the team, as the offense somehow managed to put up 31 points while getting a combined 40 receiving yards from its two superstar wide receivers, Mike Evans and Chris Godwin.

And with the latter of those two set to hit free agency in the offseason, there's no guarantee Godwin will be back in 2021. Here are the three most likely destinations for the 24-year-old this offseason.

Chris Godwin Free Agency

3. Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins are projected to be top 10 in available 2021 cap space, and they have a glaring need at receiver. Adding Godwin would revamp one of the worst league's skill-position groups, instantly transforming it from a weakness into a real strength. If Miami wants to get the best out of Tua Tagovailoa, this is the type of move they'll need to make – especially if they pass on a receiver with the No. 3 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

2. Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts are projected to have a whopping $78 million in cap space for 2021. While it's fair to assume a significant chunk of that will go to whatever veteran QB they acquire, this team should still have more than enough money to spend on other positions of need. Receiver certainly qualifies. T.Y. Hilton is hitting free agency this offseason and this group doesn't have much else at the position if the FIU speedster walks. Godwin would immediately be the No. 1 target on this offense. His presence allows Michael Pittman Jr. and Parris Campbell to fall into No. 2 and No. 3 roles, respectively, which feels like a much more natural fit for both players. If Indianapolis goes out and lands someone like Carson Wentz, the Colts will need to ensure he's surrounded by more talent than he was in Philadelphia. Signing someone like Godwin would be an excellent first step.

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Of course, it's not a stretch to think Godwin could just stay put. He just won a Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, and he might elect to just play another season or two in Tampa Bay while Tom Brady is still there. The two have an excellent connection, as Godwin became TB's clear-cut No. 1 target down the stretch (prior to Super Bowl LV, at least). If the two can work out the financial side of things, don't be surprised to see Godwin run it back with Tompa Bay.


Sign up for FanDuel Sportsbook today and get your first bet risk free for up to $1,000!


Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

facebooktwitterreddit