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Chiefs Release Veteran LB Demorrio Williams

The Chiefs have released veteran linebacker Demorrio Williams. Signed to a five-year, $10.5 million contract in 2008, Williams started 22 of his 60 games with the Chiefs, totaling 216 tackles, one sack and eight passes defensed. Williams led the Chiefs with 117 tackles in 2009, but has just 37 tackles in 28 games in a […]

Chiefs Ink Free Agent WR Zeke Markshausen

The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have signed free-agent WR Zeke Markshausen. The 5-11, 185-pound Markshausen spent time on Kansas City’s practice squad after entering training camp with the Chiefs in 2011. He also appeared in training camp with the Bears in 2010. He played in 27 games at Northwestern, catching 92 passes for […]

Chiefs Ink Free Agent CB Jacques Reeves

The Chiefs announced that they have signed free agent cornerback Jacques Reeves. Terms were not disclosed. A 2004 seventh-round pick out of Purdue by the Dallas Cowboys, Reeves played in a reserve role for three seasons before starting 13 of 16 games in 2007 and posting 60 tackles, his first career interception and 18 passes […]

Chiefs Sign TE Jake O’Connell to a One-Year Extension

The Chiefs have signed tight end Jake O’Connell to a one-year extension, a league source confirmed on Thursday. A 2009 seventh-round pick out of Miami (Ohio), the 6-foot-3, 250-pound O’Connell has caught 12 passes for 90 yards and recorded one special teams tackle in 27 games over the last three seasons. Despite being released and […]

Chiefs Ink Cory Greenwood to Four-Year Deal

According to a league source, the Chiefs signed outside linebacker Cory Greenwood to a four-year contract extension earlier this week. Signed in 2010 as an undrafted free agent out of Concordia University in Canada, Greenwood has been active for all of the Chiefs’ 32 games over the last two seasons, totaling 24 tackles, including 21 […]

Chiefs release OT Jared Gaither

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed offensive tackle Jared Gaither on waivers, Mike Florio of reports. Gaither appeared in 10 games in a reserve role for the Chiefs this season. During Sunday night’s 13-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Gaither replaced an injured Branden Albert at left tackle during the team’s final drive, committing a […]

Chiefs Bring Back TE Anthony Becht

The Chiefs announced the re-signing of veteran tight end Anthony Becht. A 2000 first-round pick out of West Virginia by the New York Jets, Becht has 185 receptions for 1,511 yards and 21 touchdowns during his career, which has also included stints with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2005-07), St. Louis Rams (2008), Arizona Cardinals (2009) […]

Chiefs Add RB Draughn, Release OL Lewis

The Chiefs’ search for a ground game led them to sign running back Shaun Draughn to their practice squad Wednesday. The Chiefs led the league in rushing last season, but they’ve struggled since losing All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles to a season-ending ACL tear in Week 2. Thomas Jones, Jackie Battle and Dexter McCluster along […]

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