Take the day off, John Dorsey! What a job! The Kansas City Chiefs have made three major moves right at the franchise tag deadline. Dwayne Bowe has a new five-year deal, Branden Albert has received the franchise tag and Dustin Colquitt has also reached an agreement on a new deal. Three free agents, and they're all taken care of.
We talked about these moves at length over the past few weeks and months, but even this, I think, surpasses what I thought the "best case scenario" would be. The Chiefs keep their two most important free agents -- Bowe on a long-term deal and Albert with the tag -- and the icing on top is Colquitt getting his deal deal.
This also opens the door wiiiiide open with the Chiefs first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. They could go with any position. Everything is on the table.
This is outstanding news for the Chiefs.
Chiefs didn't use tag on WR Dwayne Bowe because they didn't have to. Chiefs and Bowe have reached agreement on a five-year deal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013
Deal with Dwayne Bowe allows Chiefs to tag OL Branden Albert.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013
Chiefs also reached agreement on long-term deal with P Dustin Colquitt. Three potential free agents, all three taken care of.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013