Chiefs Release Seven More Players

The Kansas City Chiefs continued to get closer to the 53-man roster limit by announcing they have released seven players: TE Leroy Banks, WR Rich Gunnell, G/C Lemuel Jeanpierre, T/G Ikechuku Ndukwe, CB Mike Richardson, LB John Russell and G Dan Santucci. The only surprise here is Ike Ndukwe on the offensive line.  It makes […]

Chiefs Sign TE Leroy Banks, Waive Brad Cottam

Ahead of their first practice on Friday in St. Joseph, the Kansas City Chiefs have made a swap of tight ends on their roster. According to Adam Caplan the Chiefs have waived Brad Cottam after a failed physical, though the team has yet to confirm the move.  He will be replaced on the roster by […]

Kolby Smith Wasn’t The Only Notable Cut

The Kansas City Chiefs waived six players yesterday, notable among them was RB Kolby Smith.  But Bob Gretz was surprised by one of the lesser known players given walking papers. TE Leroy Banks – and his release was a bit of a surprise.  There’s no question a log jam exists at the tight end position; […]

Chiefs Waive Kolby Smith, Matt Gutierrez; 4 Others

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they have waived six players including QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Kolby Smith.  Also released were TE Leroy Banks, DB Andre Jones, OL Nick Landry and OL Jermail Porter. Gutierrez has played in six games with New England (2007-08) and Kansas City (2009).  He appeared in one contest for […]

The Tight End Situation

The Kansas City Chiefs are just about at the halfway point for their offseason workouts with their first mandatory mini-camp on the schedule for next weekend.  Bob Gretz has taken a look at the team’s progress to this point at every position, including the wide open competition at tight end thanks to injuries to Brad […]

Chiefs Add Three Players

Before they kicked off today’s OTA, the Chiefs added three players the team announced. Kansas City was awarded a waiver claim placed on TE Leroy Banks (Atlanta) and signed of two rookie free agents – DB Andre Jones (Arkon) and DL Jeffrey Fitzgerald (Kansas State).  Banks was also an undrafted free agent (Southern Miss), originally […]

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