Mike DeVito DL KC 6 Days

DeVito returned to the practice field Monday after previously dealing with a broken finger, the Chiefs' official site reports.

DeVito is expected to see time as a starter on the defensive line for the Chiefs this season. He missed the third preseason game against the Vikings because of the injury, but his return to the practice field heightens the likeliness he'll be ready for the regular season opener.

Mike DeVito DL KC 9 Months

Chiefs LE Mike DeVito has been ruled out for Week 12.

It's a sizable blow to Kansas City's run defense, as DeVito is one of the NFL's premier run-stopping 3-4 ends. Upgrade Ryan Mathews' fantasy matchup.

Mike DeVito DL KC 10 Months

Chiefs RE Mike DeVito exited Sunday night's Week 11 game with a left knee injury.

He's been ruled out for the rest of the game. Allen Bailey has replaced him in the starting lineup.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 24 '13

The Chiefs plan to use new DE Mike DeVito as an early-down defender who leaves the field in the nickel package.

In other words, they'll use DeVito to his strength. "There's nothing else I'd rather be doing," DeVito said. "I want to hit and be physical every play. If I don't hit somebody, I know something is wrong. That first- and second-down run game, that's where I live." The Chiefs' defensive front seven looks all set besides the inside linebacker position next to Derrick Johnson.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 12 '13

Chiefs signed DE Mike DeVito, formerly of the Jets, to a three-year, $12.6 million contract.

DeVito, 29 in June, is a one-dimensional run stopper who will replace Glenn Dorsey as a better fit for Kansas City's 3-4. Last season, DeVito racked up 52 tackles, a sack, and two forced fumbles as a 15-game starter in Rex Ryan's 3-4.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 12 '13

Free agent DE Mike DeVito is expected to sign with the Chiefs.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 12 '13

Free agent DE Mike DeVito will test the market.

The Jets have reportedly made re-signing DeVito a "priority," but he has eyes a payday. There's been reports of as many as six teams interested. We'll see if that's just an agent drumming up suitors for his two-down run-stuffer.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 09 '13

The Jets hope to re-sign DE Mike DeVito before the start of free agency, but the Newark Star-Ledger reports as many as six teams have "inquired" since the beginning of Saturday's legal tampering period.

ESPN New York believes DeVito is the "best bet to stick around" of the Jets' in-house free agents, but Gang Green is going to have to pay up if he's truly drawing interest from six teams. It would be unwise to overpay for a player who turns 29 in July and doesn't play passing downs.

Mike DeVito DL KC Mar 08 '13

The Jets are expected to make free agent DE Mike DeVito a "priority" ahead of Tuesday's commencement of the signing period.

It sounds like the sides will be negotiating this weekend. Beat writer Manish Mehta is skeptical of whether the Jets can afford DeVito, despite what will probably be a middling price tag. DeVito is a one-dimensional run stopper.

Mike DeVito DL KC Sep 08 '12

Jets DE Mike DeVito (questionable, calf) says he is 100 percent.

DeVito participated in position drills at practice and looks set to play on Sunday against the Bills. With the Jets' front line likely to be without NT Sione Po'uha, having DeVito in the lineup can only be a good thing.