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AFC West shuffling continues

3/18/2012

When quarterback Brady Quinn signed with Kansas City Chiefs, he continued a trend this offseason of free agency jumps within the AFC West. Let’s review the moves:

Kevin Boss, tight end

Former team: Oakland

New team: Kansas City

Comment: Boss will be a valuable part of the Chiefs’ offense.

Le'Ron McClain, fullback

Former team: Kansas City

New team: San Diego

Comment: McClain is one of the better fullbacks in the NFL.

Brady Quinn, quarterback

Former team: Denver

New team: Kansas City

Comment: Quinn is strictly a backup in Kansas City.

Stanford Routt, cornerback

Former team: Oakland

New team: Kansas City

Comment: The Chiefs chose Routt over Brandon Carr, who is now in Dallas.

Eddie Royal, receiver

Former team: Denver

New team: San Diego

Comment: Royal will be a rotational receiver and punt returner for the Chargers.

Demorrio Williams, linebacker

Former team: Kansas City

New team: San Diego

Comment: Williams will be a reserve linebacker and special teamer for San Diego.