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The Chiefs roster down to the NFL mandated 53 man roster.

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GM Brett Veach and head coach Andy Reid had to make hard decisions ahead of Week 1’s trip to Arizona to play the Cardinals.

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has waived/released 22 players in addition to other roster moves in order to meet the NFL’s mandated 53-player roster. Clubs can set their 16-man practice squad roster beginning tomorrow, Aug. 31, at approximately 1 p.m.


DB Zayne Anderson

CB DiCaprio Bootle

TE Matt Bushman (Injury settlement)

OL Mike Caliendo

LB Jermaine Carter Jr.

LB Jack Cochrane

WR Corey Coleman

RB Jerrion Ealy

DT Matt Dickerson

WR Daurice Fountain

TE Jordan Franks

WR Josh Gordon

G Vitaliy Gurman

S Nazeeh Johnson

DE Azur Kamara

S Devon Key

LB Elijah Lee (will be back, Bell to IR) DL Kehinde Oginni-Hassan

WR Cornell Powell

DT Danny Shelton

DT Taylor Stallworth


WR Justyn Ross


TE Blake Bell

T Lucas Niang

This will not be the last we hear from Veach & Co. They are working on trades and players to bring back to the practice squad. One will be Danny Shelton. The other may be Fountain and Cornell Powell.

This team is one of the strongest on offense and defense, with the number one O line and a much-improved defense, this team has everything to make it back to the Super Bowl this season.

With a 16 man practice squad and room on the IR, it's almost a certainty that we will see some of the players cut right back with the team. Be afraid NFL, be very afraid.

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