The Chiefs Could be Signing a Player Shortly

Today is 'Transaction Tuesday' and the Kansas City Chiefs are likely to utilize it to the fullest.  Due to Larry Johnson's suspension, the Chiefs have an open roster spot until November 9th.

The Chiefs have been active in working players out over the past few weeks.  The team usually doesn't work a player out on Monday or Tuesday and then sign them to a contract that day.  Past history has indicated that the team likely has a player in mind that they've worked out in the past.

Nose tackle? Receiver?  Running back?

All possibilities but my guess is that there will be some secondary help coming.  Starting free safety Jon McGraw is recovering from a leg strain and his status for the week isn't known.  Likewise, backup Jarrad Page has some sort of injury that isn't promising.

There's some speculation that Page has a "major" injury and could be done for a while.  A trip to IR would mean another roster spot is open, which would/could be Kolby Smith,  Head coach Todd Haley is expected to address that situation today tomorrow.

The Chiefs signed free safety Ricky Price to the practice squad last week.  Price was with the team throughout training camp so he would appear to be a quick fix since he's more familiar with the scheme than any off-the-street players.  Plus, after Sunday's game when LJ is activated, he could be sent back to the practice squad instead of being released outright.  There has been some turnover at the free safety position so this may give the Chiefs brass an opportunity to see what kind of future Price might have with the club.

I think it's pretty much a given that the Chiefs will sign someone, we just don't know who yet.

What's your take? What position should/will the Chiefs sign?

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