Chiefs Meeting Former Eagles Linebacker Akeem Jordan Today


Aug 20, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen (34) carries the ball against Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan (56) during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

According to Aaron Wilson of, the Kansas City Chiefs will meet with former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan today.

Earlier this morning, we told you KC is also planing to meet with former Carolina Panthers safety Sherrod Martin. Looks like Friday is free agency day at Arrowhead.

From Wilson:

"Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan is visiting the Kansas City Chiefs today, according to a league source.The veteran free agent also visited the Cincinnati Bengals this week.Jordan has offers from the Eagles to potentially return. He has also been asked to visit other NFL teams.In six NFL seasons, the former James Madison standout has recorded 262 tackles, one sack, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and seven pass deflections.He started seven games last season for the Eagles, playing in 14, and had 44 tackles and two forced fumbles."

Jordan played 343 snaps for the Eagles last season, mostly at WLB. Pro Football Focus graded him as a -1.7 on the season. In 2011, he also played a reserve role and grade out at +3.4. His best season was in 2010 when he played over 500 snaps and graded out at +5.0.

Jordan looks like a reserve backer the Chiefs could likely bring in to compete for a starting role. The Chiefs have a need at ILB and while Jordan might not fill the hole left by Jovan Belcher, he could at least bring some depth to the position.