Yeah, it would basically come down to who would accept the lower contract, and I think it would be easier to get Schulters since we could pretty much give him a starting job, while Boulware will likely only be used as a situational player.
As for Stills, he's been buried on KC's depth chart, and although his production is not superbly high, it's about on par with most situational pass rushers around the league. Most guys will only get between 2-5 sacks per season in that role, and Stills has had 2.5, 3, and 2 sacks in the past 3 seasons.
He's a better player than his stats show. He has a very quick first step and runs well and can pursue the football. He reminds me of a lesser version of Chike Okeafor, who initially didn't have great numbers as a role player in San Fran. Of course Okeafor was still young at that point, and Stills will be 31 at the start of this season, but he's a player that I think can get the job done.
But Stills may be cut anyway this summer. The Chiefs added Carlos Hall this off-season, and they want to get Jimmy Wilkerson more into the rotation. Plus they drafted Khari Long, so Stills may be the odd man out since he has a relatively high salary and his age. So the Falcons may be able to get him for free.
Other options I like are Miami's David Bowens or Denver's Anton Palepoi. Both are quick edge rushers, a bit younger than Stills. Bowens has a high salary here in the last year of his contract ($1.9 million base) compared to Palepoi's $656K and Stills' $800K, but he's an accomplished player that had 7 sacks last season as a starter for the Dolphins in the wake of the loss of Ogunleye. With the shift to the 3-4 and his high salary, he will likely be a guy the Dolphins are willing to part with. Palepoi has good size (6-3/283), but is a quick edge pass rusher that is also buried on Denver's depth chart. Besides a healthy Courtney Brown, he's probably Denver's quickest edge pass rusher, but considering they have a wealth of veterans are planning to employ some 3-4 this year, he's not a great fit in that scheme. Again, both these players could find themselves on the waiver wire come August, when they could be had for free, but that's several months from now, and several months they could be learning our scheme and system. Again, all 3 I believe could be had for a 7th round pick, could contribute right away on this team and in the case of Palepoi could be a strong consideration to take over for Brady Smith in a year.
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