The best free agents still available for the Kansas City Chiefs

If the Chiefs want to continue shopping in free agency's second week, there are still plenty of good players remaining.

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Offensive Tackle

Best Players Still Available: Mekhi Becton, Charles Leno, Donovan Smith, Josh Jones, Yosh Nijman, Cornelius Lucas, David Bakhtiari, Trent Brown, Andre Dillard, Isaiah Winn

The biggest question about the Chiefs roster right now might be who is going to start at left tackle. Wanya Morris has shown a little promise but is far from a sure thing. The Chiefs may look to the draft to add to the left tackle competition, but they also may want another veteran with starting experience.

My favorite option is former first-round pick Mekhi Becton. Becton is an absolute physical monster, but injuries have completely derailed his career so far. If he's looking for a a one-year "prove it" deal the Chiefs could be an appealing option. Becton reportedly visited the Bengals last week, but as of my typing this he still hasn't signed anywhere.

If the Chiefs want less projection, then Charles Leno, Donovan Smith, Josh Jones, Yosh Nijman, and Cornelius Lucas are all options of varying levels. None of those choices are elite, but all of them would at least give K.C. some more security in case Morris isn't ready for the job. David Bakhtiari and Trent Brown are bigger names (and likely will have bigger price tags), but Bakhtiari is just as big of an injury risk as Becton without having youth on his side, and Brown is probably a better fit for right tackle at this stage in his career.

Andre Dillard and Isaiah Winn are guys that haven't panned out in the NFL thus far. Brett Veach does like projects, but I don't know if either of them are reliable enough at this point to even be considered insurance policies for Wanya Morris.

Now it's time to move to the defensive side of the ball.