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CHIEFS SIGN FREE AGENT WR JERHEME URBAN

Posted Mar 11, 2010

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has signed free agent WR Jerheme Urban (pronounced Jeremy).

Urban (6-3, 207) has seen action in 47 games (six starts) with Seattle (2003-05) and Arizona (2007-09), catching 87 passes for 1,231 yards with seven TDs. He has also recorded 13 special teams tackles and completed one pass for 18 yards. Urban owns six games of postseason experience with Arizona, including Super Bowl XLIII. He recorded a career-high 34 receptions for 448 yards with four TDs with the Cardinals in 2008. Urban spent a portion of the 2006 season on the practice squad with Dallas after originally entering the NFL as a rookie free agent with Seattle in 2003.

The Trinity (TX) University product scored a school-record 40 career TDs during his collegiate career, including a single-season school record 19 TDs as a senior. Urban earned the Male Track and Field Athlete of the Year Award four years in a row from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. He was a prep quarterback at Stroman High School in Victoria, Texas.

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