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The Kansas City Chiefs made 21 transactions on Friday in order to adjust their roster in order to reach the 53-man limit imposed by NFL rules. Seventeen players were waived, two veteran players were released and two players were placed on the injured reserve list. QB Alex Tanney and DB De’Quan Menzie were placed in the IR list. Tanney is known as the ‘Trick Shot Quarterback’ and gained viral video fame on YouTube.
Two vested veteran players had their contract terminated. LB Leon Williams and DL Amon Gordon are now free to sign with any other NFL franchise and will not have to pass through the waiver process.
Starting at noon EST on Saturday, the Chiefs can sign any player which has cleared through waivers and fill their eight player practice squad.
According to the Kansas City Chiefs, the following 17 players were waived by the franchise on Friday-
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The Kansas City Chiefs went out on the limb and signed Peyton Hillis in the off-season. Hillis who appeared in 4 preseason games this season rushed for 97 yards on 17 attempts giving Hillis about a 5.7 yard average. If Hillis can do that in the regular season then the Chiefs have done good. Getting a guy that can average almost 6 yards per carry in the NFL is a plus and will help...
The Chiefs signed eight players to the practice squad Saturday, including wide receiver Junior Hemingway and defensive lineman Jerome Long, their seventh-round picks in April's draft.
All the players signed to the practice team were waived the previous day, when the Chiefs had to trim their roster from 75 players to 53 by the NFL's deadline.
The Chiefs technically have...
I’m scared to get Lasik Juan..
Jamaal Charles need to invest in some Lasik, STAT. Who practices in their glasses? Anyway, rumor around Chiefs camp is that JC Superstar and Peyton The Hillis Have Eyes will be splitting carries this season. If this is true, which it sound like it is, Charles drops and Hillis rises in value.
In 2010, Thomas Jones had 245 carries with only...
The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of eight players to their practice squad Saturday, among them, two of this year's draft picks.
WR Junior Hemingway and DL Jerome Long, both 7th rounders, get to stay on.
The others were WRs Jamar Newsome and Josh Bellamy, OL Lucas Patterson and David Mims, FB Patrick DiMarco and DB Neiko Thorpe.
The Chiefs, as with every...
What makes evaluating backup quarterbacks in preseason so challenging is that they rarely get to play with the first-team offense.
But that wasn't the case Thursday for Brady Quinn, recently anointed the Chiefs' No. 2 quarterback. Quinn got the chance to play with the Chiefs' first string, albeit briefly, in the team's final preseason game at Green Bay.
Peyton Hillis had his 15 minutes of fame in 2010 when he was one of the top rushers in the NFL. However, he had an injury plagued 2011 and Cleveland decided to move on from the bruising, but often injured back. He didn’t help his cause by acting like a prima donna in Cleveland after his lone break out season. On March 14, 2012, Hillis signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. Hillis...
Kansas City Chiefs running back Peyton Hillis told Fox Sports Radio Daybreak via SportsRadioInterviews.com that this team might be the best team he’s ever played for.
“With Matt (Cassel), he has made extraordinary leaps since he has been in this offense. He was in this offense when he was in New England and it kind of just carried over. He’s looked very poised the last...
Already missing Tamba Hali for the opener with suspension, this is not what the Chiefs wanted to hear. According to the Kansas City Star, the ankle injury suffered by Derrick Johnson in the Chiefs’ preseason finale “could be significant” and he could be “doubtful” for week 1. It’s head scratching why Johnson was even out there in a game normally reserved for well…reserves...
The NFL season is always loaded with upsets and week one will be no exception as the Kansas City Chiefs will upset the Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons have high expectations with Matt Ryan under center and two exceptional targets in wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White. Meanwhile, Kansas City is expected to struggle in the mediocre AFC West and they will be considered lucky...
With roster cuts looming on Friday night and another preseason blowout loss this time to the Green Bay Packers, what did we learn from the final tune-up to the regular season for the Kansas City Chiefs