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Free agent DT Jerel Worthy working out for Chiefs after Mike DeVito's injury

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The Chiefs are working out a former second round pick.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Three years ago, GM John Dorsey was part of a Green Bay Packers staff that spent a second round pick on defensive lineman Jerel Worthy. Today, Dorsey and the Chiefs are working him out. This workout obviously comes on the heels of Mike DeVito's season-ending injury.

Worthy, 24, is a former 2012 second round pick out of Michigan State. He made it two years with the Packers before getting traded to the Patriots in August. The Patriots cut him at final cut downs last week before the season.

The Chiefs turned to Jaye Howard on Sunday after DeVito went down. Along with Vance Walker, those are the guys I would expect to be replacing DeVito absent any free agent signings like Worthy.

The Chiefs defensive line looked deep before the season. It was one of the areas of the team I was excited about. Unfortunately, that's not the case anymore. DeVito is out for the season and Mike Catapano is on the NFI list for at least half the season.

The Chiefs will have two roster moves opening up with DeVito and Derrick Johnson's injuries. One of those will be taken up by the return of Dwayne Bowe from suspension.