Despite an abysmal record, the 2012 Kansas City Chiefs made history by becoming the first two-win team to sprout six Pro Bowlers. John Dorsey and Andy Reid retained the nucleus of talent while vastly expanding it, but no roster is without its blemishes.
Spotrac estimates that Kansas City still has $4.6 million stashed in the bank.
In order to minimize any gambles, the front office could designate the bulk of that sum as base salary, which would avoid any future dead-money penalties stemming from high-risk signings. Conversely, the majority of the $4.6 million could also be paid in the form of a signing bonus, which would allow the team to add another high-value name without depleting its current cap space.
Regardless, there are five active free agents who could mask the Chiefs' imperfections.