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Free agent Santonio Holmes visits Kansas City Chiefs, per report

The Chiefs visited with the former Super Bowl MVP.

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The Kansas City Chiefs visit with players all the time but they're usually of the undrafted free agent variety, not of the Super Bowl MVP variety. Pro Football Talk reports Santonio Holmes visited the Chiefs. It's not clear when this happened but Holmes was just cut from the Bears this week.

Holmes, a 9-year veteran, is best known for making the game winning catch for the Steelers in the Super Bowl against the Cardinals. He played four seasons with the Steelers and four seasons with the Jets before getting cut by the Bears this season. He has been on the open market for a few days.

It's tough for a player, especially a receiver, to come in and have success in the middle of the season. There is a lot to learn in Andy Reid's offense so I wouldn't be optimistic that the Chiefs could sign someone midseason and come in and have success. And players that are on the wrong side of 30 usually aren't getting any faster. But, you know what, I've been wrong plenty of times before.

It's interesting that this report comes as the Chiefs still do not have a touchdown catch from a wide receiver this season. It's Week 11!

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