The Chiefs have bolstered their defensive front, by once again signing a player who’s a low risk on a one year deal. The signing of Jeremiah Attaochu allows the Chiefs to add competition at the linebacker or defensive end position.
Attaochu has been in the AFC West before. The Chargers drafted him in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In four seasons with the Bolts, he enjoyed a lot of production early. Attaochu compiled 65 tackles and 8 sacks in 26 games (12 starts) in his first two seasons. His last two years with the Chargers were less productive, as he only managed to play in 12 games (1 start). Attaochu produced just 18 tackles and 2 sacks in those 12 games.
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With the production decrease, the Chargers moved on and Attaochu signed on with the New York Jets last season. In a sub-package role in New York, Attaochu was able to provide sparing results as a rotational pass rusher.
This could be the same role in Kansas City. Being able to play down as a defensive end, or at SAM linebacker will be another option where the Chiefs can inject a pass rush.
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