3 Moves the Chiefs Need to Make to Stay Ahead of Texans

The Chiefs have a new threat in the AFC with the Houston Texans
The Chiefs have a new threat in the AFC with the Houston Texans / Sam Greene / USA TODAY NETWORK
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2. Re-Sign DE Mike Danna

I don't really understand why Danna is still a free agent. The Chiefs no longer have $19.8 million in the salary cap tied to L'Jarius Sneed's franchise tag, and Danna was extremely productive in his role on the defensive line last year.

To be frank, I'm surprised no team has tried to sign Danna yet either. He had 5.5 sacks in the first eight weeks of the season, the initial six of which he was starting in Charles Omenihu's place during Omenihu's suspension, and shined when on the field throughout the rest of the year as well.

Overall, the former fifth-round pick finished with 50 tackles, 21 pressures, 6.5 sacks, and three deflected passes. Re-signing him would bring everyone back from the 2023 defensive line, solidifying the foundation of the NFL's best defense.

He's been with the Chiefs all four years of his career and that familiarity with Steve Spagnuolo's scheme goes a long way. Continuity is important for championship teams, so I fully expect a reunion at some point in the coming weeks.

With Danna, Omenihu, Chris Jones, George Karlaftis and 2023 first-round pick Felix Anudike-Uzomah, Kansas City would once again have a defensive front that terrorizes offenses with regularity.

You want to cement the Chiefs as favorites to win a third straight Super Bowl? Get Danna back on the team.