4 free agent bargains the Kansas City Chiefs should have made

The Chiefs have come away with some great deals so far in free agency, but some missed opportunities have surprised us.

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Zack Moss

New contract: 2-year, $8M with Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals decided to get younger in the backfield this offseason and swapped out a franchise hero in Joe Mixon for the fresher legs of Zack Moss.

At this point, we're not sure whether the Bengals made the right move regarding Mixon. Whether he has plenty left in the tank or whether the team should have clung to a fan favorite are questions for another day. But what we are sure of is that the Bengals got a great deal with the addition of Moss.

Last season, Moss was second only to Christian McCaffrey after six weeks in terms of rushing yards in the entire NFL. The Colts offense was supposed to stall out without Jonathan Taylor and with Richardson on the sidelines, but Moss proved his ability to be a lead back when called upon. He finished the season with 183 carries for 794 yards and 5 scores and another 27 catches for 192 yards and 2 more touchdowns through the passing game.

That price tag of $8M over two seasons is quite affordable for a known quantity and the Chiefs could use that sort of reliability next to Isiah Pacheco after watching him endure two shoulder surgeries last calendar year. Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Jerick McKinnon are both free agents likely to find new teams, so it's not as if the Chiefs already have answers in house either.