Mike DeVito Lands Three-Year Deal With Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs continued a busy first day of free agency by adding defensive lineman Mike DeVito from the New York Jets. The veteran will get a three-year deal from the Chiefs.MikeDevito

DeVito’s deal is worth $12.6 million with $6.2 million guaranteed, including $5.1 in 2013, according to Jason La Canfora.

With Tyson Jackson restructuring his contract to stay in Kansas City and the addition of DeVito, it’s hard to imagine free agent Glenn Dorsey returning to the Chiefs for a sixth season.

In DeVito the Chiefs are getting a workhorse that can play inside or out in new defensive coordinator Bob Sutton’s 3-4 system. The two know each other well from their days with the Jets, where Sutton served as the linebackers coach.

Since entering the league as an undrafted free agent DeVito had spent his entire six-year career in New York. He played in all 16 games for the Jets (15 starts) and recorded 52 tackles and one sack.

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