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Chiefs are bringing back Stefen Wisniewski to practice squad


The Kansas City Chiefs are expected bring back Guard Stefen Wisniewski this week on what would be a one-year deal. Wisniewski was an unsung hero from the 2019 team that won the Super Bowl, stepping in for the underperforming Andrew Wylie and playing very well.

The Chiefs wanted to keep Wisniewski, but of course they couldn't keep everyone and Wisniewski signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers last off-season for two years and $2.85 million. Wisniewski is actually from Pittsburgh which was a swaying factor in his decision to leave in the first place so no one can blame him for wanting to go there.

However, Wisniewski was never able to make an impact for the Steelers as he tore his pectoral and spent six weeks on IR and then was cut for being underwhelming in practice.

It is not currently known what kind of shape Wisniewski is in, but assuming he'll be back to full-strength soon with the Chiefs signing him, it is never harmful to bring in a veteran lineman for depth during the stretch run of the season and the playoffs.

If anyone can get the best out of Wisniewski, It's Andy Reid and if Wisniewski can muster up anything close to how he performed in 2019, the Chiefs will be getting a much needed boost to their offensive line that has been rather disappointing this season and riddled with injuries.

You can expect Wisniewski to eventually work his way into the rotation and provide some protection for Patrick Mahomes. Wisniewski isn't much of a run-blocker himself like most of the Chiefs interior offensive lineman and he probably won't get back to where he was last year with this team given his injury and age, but he can still contribute and give you some insurance at the position.

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