Steve Maneri, a blocking tight end, has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Bears, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports, he is expected to replace Matt Spaeth in the offense.
A converted offensive tackle, Maneri was not tendered as an exclusive rights free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs after he appeared in 13 games and made eight starts in 2012, Maneri, 6-6...
After the Bears added two marquee players in TE Martellus Bennett and LT Jerome Bushrod last week they have been rather quiet in terms of free agency.
They re-signed CB Zack Bowman and DT Nate Collins to one-year deals late last week as well.
Since they don’t have much to salary cap space to work with ($5.6 million left according to league sources) they have to be careful how they...
Defensive end Glenn Dorsey will miss his fourth straight game with a left calf injury when the Chiefs play the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Dorsey sustained the injury in practice before the Chiefs' game against San Diego. He was listed as questionable on this week's injury report.
Ropati Pitoitua was slated to start in his place.
Also inactive for the Chiefs are backup...
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October 28, 2012
The Kansas City Chiefs announced that offensive tackle Steve Maneri has been moved from offensive tackle to tight end. Maneri will wear No. 87. Originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Temple in 2010, the 6-foot-6, 290-pound Maneri spent most of his rookie season on the New England Patriots' practice squad. The Chiefs claimed Maneri off waivers...
The Kansas City Chiefs have shifted former New England Patriots offensive tackle Steve Maneri to tight end.
He even has a new jersey number befitting his new position: No. 87.
Maneri, 23, played collegiately at Temple, beginning his career with the Houston Texans after going undrafted.
For the second time this year it looks like Troy Polamalu concussed himself making a play.
On the first drive of the game, the Chiefs decided to lineup offensive tackle Steve Maneri as an eligible receiver and actually throw to him. Nice call – he made it all of one yard before Troy dumped him.
Only problem was, Troy let his head do most of the work, much like he did when taking...
Steelers safety paid the price when he tackled the 6-foot-6, 290-pound Steve Maneri, leaving Pittsburgh's 13-9 win over the Chiefs in the first quarter with "concussion-like symptoms."