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Monday, March 8, 2010
Chiefs score by keeping Chambers

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

I know many Chiefs fans are getting antsy because the team hasn’t brought in any new big-name veterans.

Chambers
Chambers
But Kansas City fans need to be happy that the team has kept receiver Chris Chambers. He was a key free agent. Chambers showed he was a difference-maker for the Chiefs in the second half of last season.

Chambers regained his form after Kansas City claimed him off waivers from San Diego. He had 35 catches in nine games. He and quarterback Matt Cassel instantly connected when Chambers came to town.

If Dwayne Bowe can bounce back from a poor 2009, Kansas City will have a good set of starting receivers. This is a good move by the Chiefs.

Last week, Kansas City tried to trade for receiver Anquan Boldin, but the Cardinals sent him to Baltimore. The Chiefs are also trying to upgrade their backfield. They are visiting with running backs Thomas Jones and Justin Fargas this week.