New Kansas City Chiefs GM John Dorsey didn’t waste much time before signing his first free agent. Just two days after officially taking over for Scott Pioli, Dorsey signed free agent offensive tackle Steven Baker.
Baker spent training camp with the Indianapolis Colts after signing as an undrafted free agent out of East Carolina, but was cut before the season. He caught on with the Arizona Cardinals practice squad, but didn’t get the call to the active roster.
The Chiefs lost massive (6-8, 335) tackle David Mims to the practice squad earlier in the month and now can replace him with someone in Baker that is awfully big himself (6-8, 301).
If starting left tackle Branden Albert re-signs, Kansas City will have solid depth with second-year player Donald Stephenson backing up Albert and right tackle Eric Winston. Baker would join a group of players looking to be the final offensive lineman on the roster.