Chiefs reportedly will sign former Chargers LB Drue Tranquill

Drue Tranquill
Posted at 4:33 PM, Mar 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-17 17:33:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A busy week for the Kansas City Chiefs continued Friday with reports that linebacker Drue Tranquill has signed with the reigning Super Bowl champions.

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The Score’s Jordan Schultz reported Friday that the Chiefs and Tranquill have agreed on a one-year deal.

Tranquill, who has spent his first four years with the AFC West rival Los Angeles Chargers, seemed to confirm the signing via social media.

Tranquill, 27, was a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Chargers from Notre Dame.

He started 27 games in his four seasons with the Chargers, amassing 298 tackles, including 19 for a loss.

Tranquill missed all but one game in 2020 and is coming off a career year.

Last season, he started 16 games, finishing with 146 tackles, five sacks, an interception and a forced fumble — all career-highs.

He joins a linebacker corps that includes Nick Bolton and Willie Gay Jr. along with Leo Chenal, a fourth-round pick last season.