Quest for a three-peat: Plotting the ideal KC Chiefs offseason

After winning Super Bowl LVIII, the Kansas City Chiefs have an opportunity to be first team in NFL history to win three straight Super Bowls. If they're going to do so, here's what they need to do.

Super Bowl LVII - Kansas City Chiefs v Philadelphia Eagles
Super Bowl LVII - Kansas City Chiefs v Philadelphia Eagles / Gregory Shamus/GettyImages
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2024 Chiefs Assets

Here some fast facts about the Chiefs assets for this offseason:

2024 Cap Space (per Over The Cap): $15,222,796

Projected 2024 Draft Picks (before the compensatory picks are announced): 32, 64, 95, 133, 158 (via Dallas), and 172 (projected compensatory).

2024 Chiefs Free Agents

Notable Unrestricted Free Agents: DT Chris Jones, CB L'Jarius Sneed, EDGE Mike Danna, LT Donovan Smith, LB Willie Gay, Jr., S Mike Edwards, LB Drue Tranquill, DT Derrick Nnadi, DT Tershawn Wharton, DT Mike Pennel, P Tommy Townsend, LS James Winchester, RB Jerick McKinnon, TE Blake Bell, RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, WR Mecole Hardman, WR Richie James, IOL Nick Allegretti, QB Blaine Gabbert, OT Prince Tega Wanogho, and S Deon Bush.

Notable Other Free Agents: EDGE Malik Herring (Exclusive Rights Free Agent), TE Jody Fortson (Restricted Free Agent) S Nazeeh Johnson (ERFA), and LB Jack Cochrane (ERFA).

Exclusive-rights free agents (ERFAs) are players with two or fewer seasons of service time and whose contracts have expired. These franchise can be tagged at a flat rate of $985K for the upcoming season.

Restricted free agents (RFAs) are players with three accrued seasons and an expired contract. RFAs are free to negotiate and sign with any team, but their original team can offer them one of various qualifying offers ("tenders") that come with the right of first refusal and/or draft-pick compensation. There are three different tenders for RFAs (1st round- $6.464M, 2nd round- $4.633M, and Original Round/Right-of-First Refusal Tender: $2.627M).