8 free agents who should top the Chiefs offseason wish list

The NFL's free agency legal tampering period begins today. Here is a list of 8 players at different positions that would be a good fit for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Wide Receiver - Marquise "Hollywood" Brown

Opinions are mixed on Hollywood Brown in Chiefs Kingdom, but I think he's the perfect free agent addition for the Chiefs. With Marquez Valdes-Scantling off the roster, the Chiefs need a receiver who can stretch the field. Yes, some wideouts in this draft class can do that too, but you don't want to go into the draft handcuffed to taking a deep-threat receiver early. That could cause Veach to reach for a speed guy over an overall more talented player just to fill that role.

If the Chiefs enter the draft with Rashee Rice and Brown already set as two of their top three wideouts, they are free to draft the most talented receiver, regardless of his type. It would also potentially free them up to wait until the second round to draft one if a player at another position (like offensive or defensive tackle) was available in the 1st. I feel like this is a better team-building approach.

Spotrac estimates Hollywood getting a 4-year/$60 million dollar deal. In the current wide receiver market, $15 million per year is not a bad rate at all. Even if K.C. had to go up as high as $17 million per, I would be fine with it, especially if the biggest cap hit year was in the fourth year and the Chiefs could get out of it at that point without much dead money.

Brown has averaged over 60 receptions and 700 yards per season over his first five years in the NFL. He has the deep speed that the Chiefs need and even on a four-year deal that would only lock him up through his age 30 season. That seems reasonable to me. Plus, while Brown's deep speed is his best attribute and what Kansas City needs most, he's also shown he can be more of a complete receiver (he had 90 receptions and a 1,000-yard season in Baltimore). The Chiefs need wideout help and specifically someone to stretch the field. Brown is the best free agent to fix those issues. Period.

Tight End - Nobody

I tried to find a tight end that I liked enough to include on this list, but there isn't a free agent tight end available that I would want the Chiefs to pay to bypass Noah Gray on the depth chart. They either flat out aren't better than Gray or the small percentage better that they are isn't worth using cap space to sign. The Chiefs would be better off drafting another tight end in the middle to late rounds to develop in-house.

Now let's talk offensive tackle.