Free agent fits for Chiefs on short-term deals
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By Charles Goldman

The Chiefs will be looking to fill in roster spots with some guys on a short-term basis.

The team may be focused on getting younger for the future, but they could potentially add some veterans as stopgaps at positions of need. This could help strengthen the roster prior to the upcoming NFL Draft.

The Chiefs don’t have a ton of cap space to work with in 2017, so some of these short-term deals must be given to older players, guys coming off down years or players with injury histories. If the Chiefs manage to hit on some of these guys, it could potentially help the team reload for another shot at a postseason run in 2018.

Here are the guys that I think could fit the Chiefs’ current situation on a short-term deal.

At 31 years old — despite his great play in 2017 — Sitton probably won’t be getting many long-term offers. He was one of the most consistent guards in the league in both run blocking and pass blocking snaps. The Bears are planning to go younger on offense, which is why they claimed to have cut the veteran guard after the first year of his two-year, $12 million...

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