After signing Frank Zombo and Dezman Moses in recent years, the Kansas City Chiefs set their sights on another former Green Bay Packers player. Per several reports, Packers OLB Andy Mulumba is visiting the Chiefs this week after a visit in New England.
Mulumba was a 2013 undrafted free agent signed by the Packers. The Packers had hopes for him on special teams but he was forced into some linebacker action his rookie year due to injuries. He tore his ACL early in the 2014 season and went on to play in only a handful of games last season.
Mulumba is unique because he is not a United States citizen. He moved to Canada from the Democratic Republic of Congo when he was 12 years old. His work visa ran out in February so he had to get visitor visas in order to visit the Patriots and Chiefs.
He's 6'3 and 260 pounds with three years in the Packers system so he's worth a peek. However, why didn't Green Bay tender him as a restricted free agent? It's not like they have too many outside linebackers. The fact that the Packers didn't has kinda
tampered tempered (I have tampering on my mind) expectations I would have for him.
The upside is that he would be cheap so there's little risk in signing him. With Moses gone (or at least not re-signed), the Chiefs have room for a developmental pass rusher / special teamer.