Chiefs sign two second round picks

The Chiefs signed cornerback Javier Arenas and running back Dexter McCluster on Wednesday. This qualifes as great news for many people.

Arenas and McCluster have realized a life’s dream and have achieved financial security. Chiefs coach Todd Haley gets two of his most promising rookies into training camp on time.  Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis gets a versatile playmaker to play with in McCluster.  And the Chiefs’ entire defense is gaining an identity with a young, exciting secndary.

Finally, the internet hacks at PFT now have two less rookie signings to write up.

To make room on the roster, the Chiefs cut 2008 third-round pick, tight end Brad Cottam, according to Adam Caplan of  The team also re-signed undrafted free agent LeRoy Banks.