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CHIEFS SIGN CB BRANDON CARR AND S SABBY PISCITELLI

Posted Aug 4, 2011

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that CB Brandon Carr has signed his restricted free agent tender. The club also announced the signing of unrestricted free agent S Sabby Piscitelli (pronounced Pis-Ka-Tell-Ee).

Carr (6-0, 207) has started all 48 games in three seasons with Kansas City (2008-10). He has registered 207 tackles (175 solo), four interceptions for 98 yards, 47 passes defensed, one forced fumble and four fumble recoveries. Carr also has four tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed in one postseason start. He was a fifth-round selection (140th overall) of Kansas City in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Carr won two NCAA Division II titles at Grand Valley State. He earned all-conference honors at Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Mich.

Piscitelli (6-3, 224) has played in 50 games (20 starts) with Tampa Bay (2007-10) and Cleveland (2010). He has recorded 115 tackles (93 solo), five interceptions for 144 yards, 14 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and 18 special teams tackles. Piscitelli entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (64th overall) of Tampa Bay in 2007.

Piscatelli finished his collegiate career at Oregon State with 178 tackles, a sack, 29 passes defensed and 15 interceptions. He earned all-state honors as a senior at Boca Raton High School in Boca Raton, Fla.

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