The OC says WR Skyy Moore, the Kansas City Chiefs, will get more shots

Skye Moore, the Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie receiver, had only lost twice last week against the Los Angeles Chargers, both coming in while kneeling on final possession.

It’s not a scenario likely to happen again, said Eric Benemi, the attack coordinator.

“I guarantee you he’ll see more than two shots over the course of the season as we keep moving forward, because Baby brings so much to the table,” Benemi said. “Obviously he’s doing a great job on special teams, but also, it’s time for us to make sure we allow him to be the player he needs to become a future as well.”

Moore, a second-round draft pick in April, impressed during training camp and also played 13 shots with a 30-yard reception during Team victory in season opener in Arizona. It also acts as the team’s primary wager, averaging 8 yards It ranks sixth in the AFC.

But the offensive attacks were lacking last Thursday in a crucial early match against a major opponent in the AFC Wests Confederation.

“Just waiting for my time. I’m not too worried about anything,” Moore told The Star in his closet on Thursday. “I know the coach has a plan. Everyone has a plan. So I just let them take the lead.”

Three weeks ago, before the season started, Moore mentioned that one of his goals was to try to get it as it was Think less on the field. He believed that getting to this point would allow him to play instinctively, a place that allowed him to stand out during his final seasons in western Michigan.

For now, Moore believes that processing remains his biggest obstacle to earning more shots.

“As I get sharper with the mental aspect of the attack,” Moore said, “I’ll be able to show off my physical ability.”

His coaches and colleagues say they’ve seen him work relentlessly to make gains in the field.

Benemi specifically praised Moore on Thursday, saying, “I love the way it works.”

Meanwhile, head receiver Justin Watson notes that Moore is usually one of the last players out of training after spending extra time with the quarterbacks.

“He’s doing everything right,” Watson said, “and I know if he keeps doing that, he’s going to have a really good year.”

Watson didn’t hold back on more praise for Moore on Thursday, calling him “the best junior receiver I’ve been around in my five years.”

“I think you see it — he has it all: his hands, he has long arms to go up and make passes, he’s explosive, good after the catch,” Watson said. “So I think he has a really, really bright future this year and going forward in this league.”

Watson noted Moore’s strong work ethic as well, saying he saw him spend extra time with reception coach Joe Blimeyer to learn the rules of the game as well as the differences between the college and the professional system. Watson credited Moore for doing an “exceptional job” in picking up plays after spending a few months with the team.

“I don’t think the plan last week was just to play a couple of plays. He just had a few injuries, guys got banged and busted, a short week. I think it was kind of a one-off. It’s a big part of what we want to do when attacking,” Watson said.

Coach Andy Reed said Wednesday that Moore is “doing a good job” while noting that he will gradually become more involved in his offensive game plan as the season progresses.

For his part, Moore said he’s looking to get more prepared each week while still being ready to “give it up” when he gets his chance.

However, was it difficult to be patient in the meantime?

Thursday, Moore smiled and said no.

“Not really in a team like that. We’re a Super Bowl team,” Moore said. “So I have to wait for my turn.”

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Jesse Newell — winner of the EPPY Award for Best Sports Blog and previously selected as the best writer in his distribution by the AP Sports Editors — covers presidents on The Star. His interest in sports analytics comes from his math teacher father, who handed out referees to Trick-or-Treaters every year.