KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has moved offensive lineman Lucas Patterson to the practice squad injured list. The team has signed wide receiver Junior Hemingway to the practice squad.
Patterson (6-4, 295) originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Kansas City in 2011. He played in 50 games (38 starts) at Texas A&M as a defensive lineman, tallying 131 tackles (56 solo), 10.0 tackles for loss (-32.0 yards), 4.5 sacks (-21.0 yards) and one pass defensed. He prepped at Kingsville High School in Kingsville, Texas.
Hemingway (6-1, 222) was drafted by the Chiefs with the second of two picks in the seventh round (238th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He appeared in 48 games (31 starts) at Michigan, recording 88 receptions for 1,638 yards (18.6 avg.) with 11 touchdowns. Hemingway prepped at Conway High School in Conway, S.C.