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Chiefs agree with Mike DeVito

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The Chiefs have struck a deal with Jets defensive lineman Mike DeVito, Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star reported Tuesday.

The 6-fo0t-3, 305-pound DeVito recorded 52 tackles for the Jets in 2012. He has started 37 games in the last three seasons.

The Chiefs will run a 3-4 defense in 2013, just as they did a season ago. DeVito was listed as a tackle (though not a nose tackle) on the Jets’ three-player defensive line.

The 28-year-old DeVito is entering his seventh NFL season.

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10 Responses to “Chiefs agree with Mike DeVito”
  1. flavordave says: Mar 12, 2013 7:13 PM

    Reid is desperate. Its the reason he had to leave the Eagles. Hes signing players even the Jets dont want.

  2. jetsjetsjetsnow says: Mar 12, 2013 7:15 PM

    Sorry to see him go! I guess he wanted too much since the Jets were talking to him. I wonder what he signed for?He was a solid contributor & mentor for the young guys. Thanks Mike for your years in green!

  3. colts419 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:16 PM

    Nice pickup. Yet another dissapointment for a colts fan to see this guy snagged.

  4. slickster35 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:17 PM

    Should have kept Dorsey instead.

    Not a banner day in KC.

  5. gerard33 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:17 PM

    this guy is better than dorsey, i like how the d-line is shaping up with Jackson-Poe-DeVito.

    The chiefs have been pretty much killing it all off-season, bravo Clark Hunt

  6. dolphins4 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:18 PM

    The Chiefs are building a championship winning team.

  7. jetsflyinghigh says: Mar 12, 2013 7:20 PM

    Very saddened by this. Chiefs fans, you’re getting a great guy and leader in the locker room and a guy who can stuff the run and occupy blockers to get your linebackers at the QB.

  8. tigerlilac says: Mar 12, 2013 7:22 PM

    The Jets management fiddles as New Jersey burns. You need to keep guys like DeVito. Good thing they are working on a Tebow trade that will never happen.

  9. revischrist16 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:26 PM

    Thanks for the memories Devito. Classy guy. Wish you the best of luck.

  10. idothis2 says: Mar 12, 2013 7:52 PM

    true blue collar warrior. devito will be missed

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