The New York Giants agreed to trade wide receiver Kadarius Toney to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for two selections in the 2023 NFL Draft. The Chiefs will send the Giants a compensatory third-round pick and a sixth-round pick in exchange for the second-year wide receiver. Toney must pass a physical to complete the transaction.
Giants coach Brian Daboll also confirmed the trade, telling reporters on Thursday afternoon: “We just thought it was for the best of the team,” while Toney tweeted: “Chiefs kingdom, baby. Thank you God.”
The 23-year-old Toney, a first-round pick by the Giants in 2021, has been plagued with injuries which have limited him to just 12 games in his career. He totaled 39 catches for 420 yards in 10 games last season, and logged two catches on three targets for no yards in two games this season. An ongoing hamstring injury has prevented Toney from hitting the field since Week 2 of this season.
The Giants (6-1) will face the Seattle Seahawks (4-3) at 4:25 p.m. EDT Sunday in Seattle. The Chiefs (5-2) are on bye in Week 8, and will host the Tennessee Titans (4-2) at 8:20 p.m. Nov. 6 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
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