Could there be a 'huge market' for former Chiefs DT Dontari Poe?
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By Wesley Roesch

Former Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe is back on the open market once again.

After spending his first five seasons with Kansas City, the 27-year-old moved on to the Atlanta Falcons in free agency last year, signing a one-year, $8 million deal.

Poe had a solid season in 2017, finishing with 39 tackles and 2.5 sacks. It’s time for him to hit free agency once again, and Tony Pauline of Draft Analyst believes Poe could draw a sizable contract.

“There is going to be a huge market for Dontari Poe, and there are a number of teams he could end up with.”

Spotrac has Poe’s market value listed at three years and $17.2 million, but Pauline’s report implies that his value is much bigger than that.

The obvious question is whether the Chiefs will be interested in a reunion with the 6-foot-3, 346-pounder. There have already been rumors of the Chiefs being interested in top free-agent nose tackles, so why not go after a guy who already knows the system?

Price will likely stop the Chiefs from doing so. It wouldn’t be out of the realm of possibility for Poe to rejoin the Chiefs if that three-year, $17.2 million figure is accurate, but I don’t see him coming back on a huge deal ($8-10 million per...

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