Vahe Gregorian: On Jaylen Watson’s journey from Wendy’s to 7th-round pick to starring vs. Chargers

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The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Late Thursday night, the previously (relatively) anonymous Jaylen Watson emerged from a Chiefs locker room still buzzing about him and stepped to the microphone in the media room at Arrowhead Stadium. “How’s everybody doing?” he said. Maybe no one was doing as well as him just then. The cellphone in the rookie seventh-round draft pick’s pocket kept vibrating as he spoke about what he called a surreal moment in his life, a 99-yard interception return that essentially created a 14-point swing in a 27-24 victory over the Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium. Coach Andy Reid would simp…

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