Earlier today we were talking about the Kansas City Chiefs being forced to line up a recently converted defensive lineman with the first team offense at right tackle. Come Thursday that won’t be a problem anymore with incumbent starter Barry Richardson signing his restricted free agent teender.
Even though rules prevent Richardson from taking part in practice until Thursday, he will be able to come to St. Joe and participate in team meetings.
Richardson started all 16 games for the Chiefs last season, but could still face a challenge for his starting spot. Along with Ryan O’Callaghan — who he took a job from last year in the preseason — there is likely to be at least one veteran tackle added to the roster during training camp.
The only restricted free agent not to sign his tender is CB Brandon Carr.