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CHIEFS RELEASE CB JACKIE BATES, WR CHRIS CHAMBERS

Posted Jul 28, 2011

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has released CB Jackie Bates and WR Chris Chambers.

Bates (5-10, 180)saw duty in two games (one start) with the Chiefs in 2010, recording two tackles and a pair of passes defensed. The Benicia, Calif. native originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Kansas City in 2009. He appeared in 17 games (15 starts) in two seasons at Hampton after originally starting his collegiate career at Oregon.

Chambers (5-11, 210) has played in 153 games (127 starts) with Miami (2001-07), San Diego (2007-09) and Kansas City (2009-10). He has caught 540 passes for 7,648 yards (14.2 avg.) with 58 touchdowns. Chambers entered the NFL as a second-round pick (52nd overall) of Miami in 2001. The Cleveland, Ohio native was a second-team all-conference selection as a senior at Wisconsin.

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