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3 Best Offseason Moves From the Kansas City Chiefs

By michael obermuller
Following their victory in Super Bowl LIV, what have the Kansas City Chiefs done to boost their chances of a repeat in 2020?
Following their victory in Super Bowl LIV, what have the Kansas City Chiefs done to boost their chances of a repeat in 2020? / Jamie Squire/Getty Images
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As it goes for Championship rosters in sports, the Kansas City Chiefs have taken their losses in free agency. Cornerback Kendall Fuller was the worst of them, and he has yet to be adequately replaced.

Otherwise, almost the entire offense from 2019 returns, and most of the main defensive players as well. From that standpoint, things could have gone much worse for Kansas City this offseason, even if they have not brought in a ton of talent. Let's look at the three best moves the Chiefs have made.

1. Signing OL Mike Remmers

Veteran Mike Remmers offers versatility to the Chiefs offensive line.
Veteran Mike Remmers offers versatility to the Chiefs offensive line. / Michael Hickey/Getty Images

Another departure was guard Stefen Wisniewski. Although the veteran did start most times throughout his journeyman career, he only did so twice for Kansas City, surpassed by Nick Allegretti at left guard. The Mike Remmers acquisition adds veteran depth on the offensive line that could start at either tackle or guard in a pinch. Remmers was a starter with the Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants before joining the Chiefs. He may even compete for a starting role again in 2020.

2. Picking Up Damien Williams' Contract Option

Running back Damien Williams has battled to become the Chiefs starter, he won't give that job up easily.
Running back Damien Williams has battled to become the Chiefs starter, he won't give that job up easily. / David Eulitt/Getty Images

The consensus seems to be that Kansas City will select a running back next week in the 2020 NFL Draft. Whether they do or they don't, Damien Williams has become a key piece for the Chiefs the last couple seasons. He has developed a chemistry with quarterback Patrick Mahomes through the air and he can get tough yardage on the ground. Williams would be the perfect complement to a rookie rusher. Also returning to the offense are wide receiver Demarcus Robinson and full back Anthony Sherman.

3. Franchise Tagging DT Chris Jones

Chris Jones will remain a Chief in 2020, but how long will he be with the franchise beyond that?
Chris Jones will remain a Chief in 2020, but how long will he be with the franchise beyond that? / Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The most important impending free agent for the Chiefs this spring was defensive tackle Chris Jones. The Second-Team All-Pro player has been the glue for a Kansas City defense that has been criticized a lot in recent years. It's disappointing that Chiefs general manager Brett Veach has not been able to come to an agreement with Jones long-term yet (being that it was likely their top goal heading into the free agency period), but there is still plenty of time for that and it looks like the DT wants to stay in KC.


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Michael Obermuller is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Michael Obermuller also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username king_mizzard. 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.

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