KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs are really having a hard time in their quest to find a veteran swing tackle. For the second time this training camp, their top candidate has retired. Ray Willis informed the team Friday he was hanging up his cleats.
The Chiefs signed Willis on July 31 after Tony Ugoh had retired just one day earlier. Ugoh had only lasted five days with the Chiefs before retiring.
This leaves the Chiefs with almost zero experience at the backup tackle position. Rookie Donald Stephenson and second-year pro David Mims currently top the depth chart behind starters Branden Albert and Eric Winston. Rookie Jeff Allen is also capable of playing tackle. He played the position in college. However, the Chiefs have Allen primarily playing guard right now.
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