Chiefs sign Jeff Allen to add O-line depth, waive S McQuay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs waived safety Leon McQuay and signed offensive lineman Jeff Allen on Tuesday, giving them some additional depth up front after recent injuries to Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Mitch Morse.

Duvernay-Tardif, the starter at right guard, broke a bone in his left leg two weeks ago and landed on injured reserve. Morse sustained a concussion in Sunday night’s loss in New England, creating a void at center heading into this week’s game against Cincinnati.

Jordan Devey is likely to start at center and Andrew Wylie at right guard.

The 28-year-old Allen was a second-round pick of the Chiefs in the 2012 draft and spent four solid seasons in Kansas City. He signed a four-year deal with Houston as a free agent in 2016 but was released in mid-July with an injury settlement after dealing with a concussion and other injuries.

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