The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has released linebacker Robert James and tight end Dominique Jones.
James (5-11, 224) has seen action in 19 contests in four NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013), Baltimore Ravens (2013) and Atlanta Falcons (2009, 2011-12). He played in the Chiefs Wild Card game against the Indianapolis Colts on Jan. 4 after joining the club as a free agent on Dec. 31, 2013. James originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (138th overall) of the Atlanta Falcons in the 2008 NFL Draft. He served the majority of his time with the Falcons on the club’s practice squad before being acquired off waivers by Baltimore on Sept. 1, 2013. He was released by the Ravens on Sept. 11. James played collegiately at Arizona State University and prepped at Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Ariz.
Jones (6-3, 270) has played in 12 games (three starts) in two NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013) and the Indianapolis Colts (2012-13). He owns three receptions for 42 yards (14.0 avg.). He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Colts on April 30, 2012. He played collegiately at Shepherd University where he totaled 34 receptions for 403 yards and nine touchdowns his senior season. The San Diego, Calif., native prepped at Horizon Christian Academy.