It appears Dexter McCluster’s time with the only team he’s known in the NFL will come to an end once free agency officially opens around the league on Tuesday.
There are four or five teams interested in the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver, according to The Star, and he’s expected to ink a deal with a new team. While the Chiefs offered no comment, it makes sense for GM John Dorsey to let McCluster walk on the heels of a career season.
The Chiefs have limited cap space to work with and plenty of holes to fill if they are going to get back to the playoffs next season. That means overpaying for an average offense player just isn’t in the cards.
McCluster finally showed he could be a consistent weapon on special teams, but it also coincided with Dave Toub coming to town. Instead of breaking the bank on DMC, the Chiefs can let Toub earn his keep by making it work with a draft pick or CFL star Weston Dressler.