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Tracking the Chiefs’ 2020 undrafted free agent signings

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The Chiefs made their picks in the 2020 NFL Draft and now they move to check out the undrafted free agents. We’re tracking the rumors and signings here.

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The Kansas City Chiefs go from the end of the 2020 NFL Draft to immediately looking at the 2019 NFL undrafted free agents (UDFAs). These are the players that did not get drafted in the NFL’s regular seven-round draft but will be signed to free agent contracts with NFL teams after the draft.

There is a case to be made that it is better to go undrafted than be drafted because then you can pick your situation. Recent successful undrafted Chiefs free agents include Daniel Sorensen (Kansas City), Damien Williams (Miami) and Charvarius Ward (Dallas).

Teams can sign UDFAs up to the 90-man roster limit, so it varies by team how many UDFAs they will sign. UDFAs make the offseason roster, but they still often have a way to go to make the 53-man roster, which is decided shortly before the start of the season in September. It’s not unusual for a team to keep a UDFA or two.

Note that many of these signings are not official until the Chiefs actually announce who they have signed. They tend to do this in a wave early next week. Some of these players will actually be given a chance to try out for the team but not actually given a contract.

Chiefs undrafted free agent signings and rumors