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Chiefs release OT Jared Gaither

The Kansas City Chiefs have┬áplaced 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 […]

Chiefs Ink Veteran TE Anthony Becht

The Chiefs announced that they have re-signed veteran tight end Anthony Becht. Becht had signed with the Chiefs in late August, catching one pass for 15 yards in the one preseason game he appeared. The Chiefs released Becht on September 3. Re-signing him now isn’t much of a surprise, as his base salary would have […]

Chiefs Sign Eight Players To Their Practice Squad

After finalizing their 53-man roster a day earlier, the Chiefs brought back some familiar names on Sunday. Added to the Kansas City back-up brigade, FB/TE Shane Bannon, LB Justin Cole, G Darryl Harris, WR Jeremy Horne, DB Quinten Lawrence, OL Butch Lewis, OL David Mims and DT Anthony Toribio. Each of the eight added that […]

TE Moeaki Placed on IR as Chiefs Get Roster to 53

The Chiefs placed tight end Tony Moeaki on injured reserve on Saturday among their moves to get to the 53- man roster limit. Moeaki suffered a torn ACL in Thursday’s preseason finale against Green Bay and will now sit out the 2011 season. A third-round draft pick of Kansas City in 2010, he posted 47 […]

KC inks veteran free agent CB Richardson; cut LB Cole

The Chiefs today signed veteran free agent cornerback Mike Richardson and cut linebacker Justin Cole. Richardson has seen action in 21 games with one start with New England and Kansas City. He attended training camp with the Chiefs this year, but was released prior to the start of the regular season. He has recorded 10 […]

Chiefs Sign LB Mark Simoneau, Release DL Atiyyah Ellison

The Chiefs have signed free-agent linebacker Mark Simoneau, a 33-year-old veteran who’s joining his fourth NFL team. The Chiefs released defensive lineman Atiyyah Ellison to make room on the roster. Simoneau hasn’t played since he suffered a back injury in 2007. He has 68 starts in 123 career games. The Chiefs also said Wednesday they […]

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