clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Chiefs free agency rumor tracker: News, signings, cuts and more

New, comments

The first week of free agency has passed and all the big names are off the board but we continue to track the Chiefs free agency rumors. Catch up here!

The KC Chiefs made their early splash in free agency with the Alex Smith and Marcus Peters trades as well as signing Sammy Watkins and Anthony Hitchens. They’ve made smaller moves since then and we’re tracking them all here, including what happens to the Chiefs own free agents. Check below for a recap.

Chiefs rumors and roster moves so far

April 11: CB Kenneth Acker signs with the Indianapolis Colts.

April 10: Chiefs sign TE Tim Wright.

April 8: DL Bennie Logan signs with the Tennessee Titans.

April 5: Chiefs cut RB George Atkinson.

April 3: Chiefs sign S Robert Golden

March 30: Chiefs sign QB Matt McGloin and WR Nelson Spruce.

March 22: Chiefs sign RB Damien Williams.

March 22: WR Kendall Wright is visiting the Chiefs

March 22: LB Ramik Wilson signs with the LA Rams.

March 20: Chiefs sign NT Xavier Williams.

March 18: LB Kevin Pierre-Louis will sign with the New York Jets.

March 16: Chiefs re-sign OL Jordan Devey.

March 16: Chiefs sign QB Chad Henne to two-year deal.

March 16: QB Tyler Bray is signing with the Bears.

March 15: Chiefs re-sign P Dustin Colquitt to 3-year deal.

March 14: The Chiefs announced they have signed Terrance Smith and De’Anthony Thomas.

March 14: Expect LB Dee Ford to return to KC.

March 14: The Chiefs did not tender LB Ramik Wilson or CB Keith Baxter, making them unrestricted free agents.

March 14: The Chiefs tendered RDFA DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches at his original round (sixth).

March 14: WR Sammy Watkins’ contract details have emerged:

March 14: DL Jarvis Jenkins will remain with the Chiefs.

March 14: OL Zach Fulton will sign with the Houston Texans.

March 14: CB Terrance Mitchell will join former Chiefs GM John Dorsey in Cleveland.

March 14: The Bears are signing QB Chase Daniel.

March 13: The Chiefs are interested in bringing QB Tyler Bray back, according to Terez.

March 13: WR Albert Wilson will sign with the Miami Dolphins.

March 13: Chiefs will sign free agent MLB Anthony Hitchens on a five-year deal.

March 13: Chiefs will sign WR Sammy Watkins on a three-year deal

March 12: Chiefs are moving on from CB Phillip Gaines.

March 12: Chiefs are rumored to be in the DT market

March 12: Chiefs will cut LB Tamba Hali, ending 12-year run in KC.

March 12: Chiefs cut S Ron Parker, saving $5M in cap space.

March 12: OL Zach Fulton is a favorite to land in Houston.

March 12: FB Anthony Sherman is returning to Kansas City.

March 9: Free agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson is visiting KC

March 6: Chiefs are rumored to be interested in DT Star Lotulelei

March 1: Chiefs GM Brett Veach acknowledged that the Bears could be competition for impending free agent WR Albert Wilson.

March 1: The Chiefs expect LB Dee Ford to be back with the team in 2018.

February 25: Chiefs expected to cut S Ron Parker, which will free up nearly $5 million in cap space. No defensive Chief played more snaps than Parker last season.

February 23: Chiefs trade CB Marcus Peters and a sixth round pick to the Rams for a fourth round pick and a 2019 second round pick.

February 13: Chiefs will let Derrick Johnson hit free agency. His contract is set to void in March. DJ is the most tenured Chief but was obviously losing a step.

February 8: Chiefs cut CB Darrelle Revis. He was due $10 million in cap space next year so they cut ties.

January 30: Chiefs trade Alex Smith to the Redskins for a third round pick and CB Kendall Fuller.

Chiefs 2018 free agents

FB Anthony Sherman (Re-signing in KC)

DE Jarvis Jenkins (Re-signing in KC)

ERFA: LB Terrance Smith (Re-signing in KC)

WR De’Anthony Thomas (Re-signing in KC)

P Dustin Colquitt (Re-signing in KC)

G Jordan Devey (Re-signing in KC)

RFA: DE Rakeem Nunez-Roches (Chiefs tender at original round: sixth)

WR Albert Wilson (Expected to sign with Dolphins)

C Zach Fulton (Expected to sign with Texans)

CB Terrance Mitchell (Expected to sign with Browns

CB Phillip Gaines (Not expected to return to KC)

QB Tyler Bray (Signing with the Bears)

LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (Signing with the Jets)

LB Ramik Wilson (Signing with the Rams)

NT Bennie Logan (Signing with Titans)

CB Kenneth Acker (Signing with Colts)

S Steven Terrell

CB Keith Baxter