Kansas City Chiefs Free Agency Hype Falls Short

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The saying about March is "In like a lion, out like a lamb."
That may be true for the weather in some places, but if we were instead talking about free agency in Kansas City, most fans would already be set to sue general manager Scott Pioli for false advertising.
"We’re going to try to improve our team and supplement our team with free agents this year, as we did last year. We’ll be involved with free-agency. Absolutely.”
That was Pioli, as reported by the Kansas City Star on February 25.
All the clues pointed in the right direction. Pioli's quote. A 4-12 record for 2009, preceded by two similarly abysmal seasons. Millions in cap room which doesn't even matter now except as a measuring stick showing Kansas City spending less than most on their players.
Finally, a free agent class which received an infusion of talent near the end; not just a handful of long-in-the-tooth veterans, but quality players who can make a difference for a team in the...

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