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Kansas City Chiefs Visit With Abram Elam

The Kansas City Chiefs, who are still looking for help at the safety position, reportedly met with Dallas Cowboys free agent Abram Elam on Thursday.

Elam, a 6'0 215 safety out of Kent State, is a seven-year NFL veteran whose played on the New York Jets, Cleveland Browns and the Cowboys.

He followed defensive coordinator Rob Ryan from Cleveland to Dallas last season, and his familiarity with Ryan's scheme allowed him to walk in as a starting safety for the Cowboys. In 16 games, he had 68 tackles and 1 forced fumble.

However, he didn't have a single pass deflection or interception for a Dallas secondary that was repeatedly burned in the final weeks of the season and was one of the main culprits for the Cowboys end-of-year collapse.

But while he may no longer be a top-tier NFL starter, he could provide veteran depth and leadership at the safety position.

For more on the Kansas City Chiefs off-season, check out Arrowhead Pride as well as the SB Nation Kansas City story-stream.