4 Free Agents the Chiefs Should Sign Before NFL Draft

With the 2024 NFL Draft only being a few weeks away, the Kansas City Chiefs should try signing these four free agents before they head to Las Vegas.
WR Tyler Boyd is one of four free agents the Chiefs should sign ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft.
WR Tyler Boyd is one of four free agents the Chiefs should sign ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft. / Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports
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April is an exciting time to be a football fan because the 2024 NFL Draft is right around the corner. The Kansas City Chiefs head into this year's draft with a handful of holes to fill with seven draft picks to address them, leaving time to tell if the defending Super Bowl Champions can find the right personnel to help with a three-peat.

But even if most of the league's focus is on the draft, that doesn't mean the Chiefs can't add help from elsewhere. There are still several noteworthy available free agents and Kansas City general manager Brett Veach has over $24.6 million to play with, per Spotrac.

With that in mind, here are four more free agents that the Chiefs can sign ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft.

1. Tyler Boyd, WR

The AFC received a shake-up last week when the Houston Texans acquired All-Pro wideout Stefon Diggs from the Buffalo Bills. The Texans were already one of the top up-and-coming teams in the league and Diggs' presence will likely help put them over the top.

Houston's trade also means Kansas City must figure out a way to remain competitive in the AFC, hence why they should target free-agent WR Tyler Boyd.

After eight (mostly) productive seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, Boyd is exactly the type of wideout the Chiefs need. The ex-Pittsburgh product has a wealth of experience, having racked up 6,000 yards and 31 touchdowns on 513 receptions across 120 games. Although he's never been the NFL's best pass-catcher, it's worth noting that he is a two-time 1,000-yard producer.

Boyd's prime years might be behind him, but playing with Patrick Mahomes be rejuvenating. If the 29-year-old wideout was producing 600-800 yards with Joe Burrow over the last four seasons, I could see Boyd reaching those heights — if not surpassing them — with Mahomes as his quarterback.

Considering how Kansas City's WR options outside of Marquise Brown aren't exactly reliable, it'd be wise for the Chiefs to pursue Boyd.

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