The Chiefs announced the release of veteran TE
Cottam missed 2010 in its entirity after being placed on injured reserve last July 29th. He originally joined the club as a third-round draft chioce (76th overall) in 2008 and appeared in 24 games (eight starts) with Kansas City.
Cottam hasn't played for the Chiefs since landing on injured reserve with a neck injury December 22, 2009. He was injured while leaping for a first down over Browns defenders, finishing the game with a career-high four catches for 62 yards.