Chiefs Make Final Roster Cuts

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have announced their final roster cuts as the team prepares for their season opener against the Atlanta Falcons on September 9th.

The Chiefs had to get their active roster down to 53 players by today. The team waived 17 players, terminated two veteran contracts and moved two players to the injured reserve list.


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    Cent. Connecticut State
38  Neiko Thorpe            DB      6-2   185    R    Auburn
27  Donald Washington       S       6-1   197    4    Ohio State


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


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 on Saturday, 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.

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