Howard, 26, played out the final year of his four-year, $2.535 million rookie contract before testing the open market today.
In 2015, Howard has recorded 40 tackles, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, and a recovery for the Chiefs over the course of nine games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 25 defensive end in a 3-4 defense out of 57 qualifying players.
We have him featured in our Top 100 – 2016 Free Agents list.