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Chiefs Reportedly Signed Veteran Free Agent On Tuesday

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The Kansas City Chiefs are beefing up their defensive line depth. On Tuesday, the AFC West franchise reportedly signed free-agent defensive tackle Danny Shelton. 

The Chiefs are signing Shelton to a one-year contract. He projects to be a depth piece for the Kansas City defense to insert at situational times. 

Shelton is entering his eighth year in the NFL. He's played for the Browns, Patriots, Lions and most recently the Giants. The veteran defensive tackle has 278 tackles and six sacks during that span. 

"Chiefs and veteran free-agent defensive tackle Danny Shelton have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, per his agents @DrewJRosenhaus and @RyanMatha. Shelton was most recently with the Giants," said ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Chiefs begin the 2022 season on Sept. 11 against the Arizona Cardinals.