Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Center Rodney Hudson was placed on injured reserve by the Kansas City Chiefs with a right knee injury suffered in the second half against New Orleans on Sunday. Hudson walked off the field to the bench under his own power, but was then taken off the field on a cart. Offensive linemen Russ Hochstein and Bryan Mattison were signed. A veteran of 138 games, Hochstein has spent time with Denver, New England and Tampa Bay over 10 NFL seasons. Mattison is a center who has played in 15 regular-season games with four starts in two NFL seasons. He was with Baltimore in 2010 and St. Louis last season, and spent two years on the Ravens' practice squad. When Hudson was injured against the Saints, veteran Ryan Lilja was forced into his first regular-season action at center with rookie Jeff Allen taking over at left guard. Lilja ended up handling 52 snaps, with 17 of those in the shotgun. He also had his first experience at center in one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL. But nothing se...
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