Bennie Logan Signs With Kansas City Chiefs

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Defensive tackle Bennie Logan signed a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Logan spent the first four seasons of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles. With it looking like Dontari Poe is unlikely to return to Kansas City, this signing provides a valuable replacement.

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When the Eagles drafted Logan out of LSU with the 67th overall pick (third round), they were not sure just how effective he would become. To the pleasure of many fans and coaches, Logan emerged as an anchor in the middle of a talented defensive line that included Fletcher Cox and Vinny Curry. He missed a couple of games in each of the last two seasons to injury.

This past season, Logan played in 13 games and missed some time due to a groin injury. He recorded 24 tackles, 2.5 sacks and forced two fumbles. It was a little discouraging to see his numbers were so low, considering that Fletcher Cox was double-teamed for much of the season and left Logan with a better opportunity to create havoc.

The biggest strength of Logan’s game is his run stopping ability. Pro Football Focus ranked him the second-best run-stopping interior defensive lineman in 2015. He also has proved to be a great locker room presence and overall great guy to play with. If nagging injuries don’t keep him sidelined a couple of games each year, he should prove to be a dominant defensive tackle.

Logan went to high school in Louisiana and had an extremely good senior year. He was just a three-star recruit and stayed local to play for LSU. After redshirting his freshman year, he erupted as a junior and senior. In those two years, he played in every game and recorded 102 tackles, 12 sacks, and five sacks. He played alongside former first rounder and current Los Angeles Ram Michael Brockers. He was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round with the 67th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Matt Harvey is a 21 year old senior at Pennsylvania State University majoring in History and Broadcast Journalism. At college, he is involved with the student run sports radio, CommRadio, where he writes and covers the Penn State sports teams. He interned the summer of 2016 in media relations as a sports writer for Valley League Baseball in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. He interned with the Front Royal Cardinals in the summer of 2017 in the Valley Baseball League, doing the team's play-by-play and sports reporting. He is a blogger for where he writes a weekly blog about mid major college basketball. He is a die hard Philadelphia sports fan and has aspirations to work with a Philly sports team in sports coverage and broadcasting. He is from Doylestown, Pennsylvania, which is an hour north of Philadelphia. He has one brother who is a sophomore at Temple University. Matt is an avid follower of Penn State football and Villanova basketball.