After getting his weight under control, defensive tackle Kyle Love turned his attention to getting his diabetes in check. Now, he's ready to focus on playing football again.
The Chiefs signed the former Patriots lineman after a workout this week, and he could be pressed into service as early as Sunday against San Diego. Defensive tackle Mike DeVito did not practice Wednesday because of a sprained knee and might miss the game.
''I'm not sure about roles or anything. I just want to play,'' said Love, who was celebrating his birthday on Monday when the Chiefs asked him to visit Kansas City for a workout.
He made a strong enough impression that the Chiefs decided to waive Anthony Toribio, who had been on the roster the last four years.
''I mean, it was a good reaction. It was my birthday, so what better present could I get than that?'' Love said. ''God works in mysterious ways.''
Love came into the league as an undrafted free ...