The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the club has been awarded T Steve Maneri (pronounced muh-NAIR-ee) via waiver claim from New England.
Maneri (6-6, 290) participated in training camp with New England in 2011. He was inactive for three games with the Patriots in 2010 and spent 13 games on the practice squad with the club. He originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Tennessee in 2010. Maneri played in 45 games (25 starts) at Temple.
The club also released veteran TE