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Arrowheadlines: What they're saying about the new Kansas City Chiefs player

Bennie Logan, Chiefs reportedly agree to terms | Bleeding Green Nation

It’s a bummer to see Logan won’t be back with the Eagles, but it’s hardly a surprise. If the Eagles really wanted to keep Logan, they could have made a better effort to re-sign him prior to the start of NFL free agency.

Kansas City Chiefs agree to one-year contract with veteran defensive tackle Bennie Logan | The Kansas City Star

Logan, who turns 28 in December, just completed his fourth season with the Eagles. A third-round pick in 2013, he’s proven to be durable, appearing in 59 out of 64 regular-season games and making 51 starts. In 2016, the 6-foot-2, 315-pound Logan started 13 games and made 24 tackles, 2  1/2 sacks and six quarterback hurries. He also played 45.8 percent of the Eagles’ defensive snaps.

Bennie Logan's signing likely ends Dontari Poe's time with Chiefs | ESPN

The addition of Logan likely signals the end of Dontari Poe’s time with the Chiefs. The Chiefs couldn’t come to an agreement on terms of a multiyear contract with Poe and declined to make him their franchise player. That made Poe a free agent, and he’s taking visits in search of the contract he’s looking for. The Chiefs needed a strong anchor for the middle of their defensive line, which Poe often provided in his five seasons in Kansas City. The Chiefs have three accomplished defensive linemen in addition to Logan: Chris Jones, Allen Bailey and Jaye Howard.

Kansas City Chiefs won't look to Dontari Poe for defensive line help | ESPN

Logan, who signed for just one year, and Howard have contracts that expire at the end of next season. Unless the Chiefs re-sign one or both players, their crowd on the defensive line will thin considerably by this time next year.

Chiefs signing defensive tackle Bennie Logan |

Logan is a stiff run defender and space eater in the middle. The No. 38-ranked free agent on Around The NFL's Top 101 list, Logan will provide solid rotational play in the middle of Kansas City's line.

Source: Bennie Logan agrees to 1-year deal with Chiefs after 4 seasons with Eagles | CSN Philly

Throughout this offseason, and even before, Eagles vice president of football operations Howie Roseman expressed a desire to bring Logan back. As recently as Friday, Roseman said the Eagles were "hopeful" about bringing Logan back. It just seemed unlikely with their cap situation.

Chiefs Sign Daniel Sorensen to Contract Extension |

"Daniel has been a very efficient player for us, both on defense and special teams," Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. "He’s a relentless worker and a team-first guy. He’s grown each year in our system and I look forward to watching him develop even more as we move forward."