Kansas City Chiefs Sign Edgar Jones

Hours after the Kansas City Chiefs hosted former Baltimore Ravens DE/LB Edgar Jones for a workout, they came to terms with him on a contract, according to his agent.

With the Chiefs roster already at the league maximum of 90, they will need to make a corresponding move with the signing of Jones. The most likely next step is for safety Kyle McCarthy to head for IR after being carted off the field with a leg injury.

Jones has spent most of his career with the Ravens — he made a quick pit stop with the Philadelphia Eagles last season — appearing in 41 games and racking up 22 tackles and 1.5 sacks. He has also spent some time at tight end, catching two passes for 33 yards.

The five-year veteran joins a crowded group of linebackers trying to be a part of the depth at one of the Chiefs strongest positions.

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