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Chiefs announce roster moves; Down to 53

Posted Aug 31, 2012

Kansas City announces 21 transactions


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has waived 17 players, terminated two veteran contracts and moved two players to injured reserve. The team made the following roster moves to reach the NFL’s mandated maximum of 53 players on the active roster:

WAIVED

No.       Name                           Pos.        Ht.           Wt.          Exp.        College

90         Brandon Bair                 DL           6-7           272          2             Oregon

39         Mikail Baker                  DB          6-0           205          1             Baylor

8          Josh Bellamy                WR          6-0           206          R             Louisville

60         Rob Bruggeman            OL           6-4           286          1             Iowa

49         Patrick DiMarco            FB           6-1           234          1             South Carolina

48         Chandler Fenner            DB          6-1           189          R             Holy Cross

66         Darryl Harris                  G             6-4           300          1             Mississippi

88         Junior Hemingway         WR          6-1           225          R             Michigan

60         Jerome Long                 DL           6-5           285          R             San Diego State

51         Gabe Miller                   LB           6-3           257          2             Oregon State

70         David Mims                  OL           6-8           335          1             Virginia Union

84         Jamar Newsome            WR          6-1           201          1             Central Florida

31         Terrance Parks              DB          6-2           218          R             Florida State

77         Lucas Patterson            OL           6-4           295          1             Texas A&M

67         Rich Ranglin                  OL           6-3           315          1             C. Connecticut

38         Neiko Thorpe                DB          6-2           185          R             Auburn

27         Donald Washington       S             6-1           197          4             Ohio State

VETERAN CONTRACTS TERMINATED

 

No.       Name                           Pos.        Ht.           Wt.          Exp.        College

99         Amon Gordon               DL           6-2           305          6             Stanford

66         Leon Williams                LB           6-3           248          5             Miami

INJURED RESERVE

No.       Name                           Pos.        Ht.           Wt.          Exp.        College

49         De’Quan Menzie            DB          5-11         202          R             Alabama

4          Alex Tanney                  QB          6-4           220          R             Monmouth (Ill.)

Beginning at 11 a.m. CT tomorrow, all NFL clubs may establish a practice squad of eight players by signing free agents who do not have an accrued season of free agency credit or who were on the 46-player active list for less than nine regular season games during each of any accrued seasons. A player cannot participate on the practice squad for more than three seasons.

 

--CHIEFS--