Claiborne will add to the Chiefs’ depth at secondary when he comes back from his suspension. The NFL suspended him four games for violating its substance-abuse policy.
The deal is for one year and a maximum just above $3 million, per Brooke Pryor. Claiborne has an additional $1.5 million in incentives on his $2 million base salary.
Claiborne recently worked out for the Vikings, but ultimately left Minnesota without a deal.
Claiborne, 29, is a former first-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2012. He played out his rookie contract with Dallas before returning to the team on a one-year, $3 million for the 2016 season.
Last year, Claiborne departed for a one-year contract worth $5 million with the Jets and re-signed with New York to another one-year, $7 million deal last year.
In 2018, Claiborne appeared in 15 and recorded 57 total tackles, two interceptions, 14 pass defenses, and scored one defensive touchdown.
We have him featured in our Top 50 Available Free Agents list.