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Mitchell Schwartz signs with Chiefs on five-year deal

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The Kansas City Chiefs are signing tackle Mitchell Schwartz to a five-year deal, according to Adam Schefter.

The former Cleveland Browns tackle had reportedly drawn some interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have been poking around for some offensive line help. Like Alex Mack, Schwartz had played for current Bucs offensive line coach George Warhop. And like Mack, he signed elsewhere -- Mack went with the Falcons.

There's no indication on how serious the Bucs' interest got. With Demar Dotson and Gosder Cherilus under contract, they don't exactly need a new right tackle. Left guard should be more of a priority with Mankins retiring, though there, too, they appear to be looking mostly at backups and marginal starters, banking on third-year player Kevin Pamphile as a reliable starter.

The Bucs started free agency by re-signing Doug Martin, but they haven't done anything noteworthy beyond that. With about $50 million in cap space remaining after the Martin re-signing, they certainly have the money to be active.