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Free Agent Roundup: Hyde Signs With Chiefs; Allen Joins Dolphins
Just one day after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars, running back Carlos Hyde is signing a one-year deal worth just under $3 million with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Hyde will join a running back room currently populated by the teammates Williams, Damien and Darrel.

This will be Hyde's fourth organization in less than one calendar year. Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers, the running back joined the Cleveland Browns on a three-year deal in free agency and was then traded midseason to the Jaguars. Jacksonville cut him Friday as part of a cap cleaning in preparation for signing a free-agent quarterback, likely Nick Foles.

In Kansas City, Hyde joins a depth chart that includes Damien Williams, Spencer Ware (who is likely to move on in free agency), Charcandrick West, and Darrel Williams.

The Chiefs previously had Kareem Hunt under contract, but the 2017 rushing champ was dumped on the same day a video emerged of Hunt shoving and kicking a woman last February in Cleveland. Hunt has since signed with the Browns and Damien Williams, who got a contract extension late last year, appears to be locked in as the primary back.

But Hyde is a capable change-of-pace who could do more if the need arises -- although he's not coming off of his strongest season. Hyde finished 2018 with 571 yards on 172 carries (a career-worst 3.3 YPC) and five total touchdowns.

Meanwhile. ... The Miami Dolphins agreed to terms with former Patriots tight end Dwayne Allen on a two-year deal worth a reported $7 million.

Allen was released by the Patriots on Monday after spending two seasons with the club.

Before joining Miami, the tight end had received interest from the Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks.

Primarily used as a blocking tight end in New England while Rob Gronkowski played both roles, Allen left the Pats with just 13 receptions with 113 yards and a touchdown.

As notes, Allen was more of a receiving threat with the Colts, with whom he spent the first five seasons of his career. With Indy, Allen logged 126 receptions for 1,451 yards and 19 TDs.

In Miami, Allen will pair with second-year tight end Mike Gesicki and figures to play a similar role to the one he enjoyed in New England.

For the rebuilding Dolphins under a first-year head coach in Brian Flores, Allen should also provide a steady veteran presence.