Kansas City Chiefs Cut 14 Players

The Kansas City Chiefs have cut their roster down to the NFL maximum of 75 by releasing 14 players. None of the players cut loose were considered contenders for a spot on the final 53-man roster. The sole Chiefs draft pick to get the book was 2011 7th round selection Shane Bannon and the only […]

Chiefs Sign Six To Futures Contracts

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed six members of their practice squad to futures contracts, the team announced on Tuesday.  The Chiefs were able to sign them to the contracts as soon as their season ended on Sunday. The players staying in a Chiefs uniform for the beginning of next season are FB Shane Bannon, […]

Chiefs Waive Horne, Place Bannon On Injured List

The Kansas City Chiefs have waived WR Jeremy Horne and moved FB Shane Bannon to the practice squad injury list. With first-round pick Jonathan Baldwin finally healthy and able to play, the Chiefs were expected to make a move at wide receiver.  Both Horne and Jerheme Urban were healthy inactives against the Oakland Raiders and […]

Chiefs Shuffle Practice Squad… Again

Along with putting Eric Berry on injured reserve and signing Reshard Langford to the 53-man roster, the Kansas City Chiefs also made changes to their practice squad.  The team announced they have added FB Shane Bannon and OL Butch Lewis and released TE Kyle Nelson and OL Lucas Patterson. Bannon was the Chiefs 7th round […]

Chiefs Release 7th Round Pick Shane Bannon

The Kansas City Chiefs have fully cut ties with 2011 7th round draft pick FB Shane Bannon.  The team released the former Yale Bulldog from the practice squad and replaced him with OL Lucas Patterson. Bannon failed to impress during training camp and failed to make it past the Chiefs final cuts.  He did, however, […]

Shane Bannon Is Ready For Some Football

He may not be taking part in the Kansas City Chiefs unofficial mini-camp taking place this week, but that doesn’t mean that seventh round pick Shane Bannon is preparing any less for his first shot at the NFL, he told the Republican American. “The second you let yourself get down that this isn’t happening right […]

Video: Chiefs FB Shane Bannon On “First Take”

In what many people around Yale football wouldn’t have expected to see just a week ago, former Bulldog fullback Shane Bannon was a guest on ESPN’s First Take Wednesday. Bannon talked about his expectations leading up to the draft, including how he had no doubt about landing with a team even though he didn’t carry […]

The Unlikely Story Of Shane Bannon

A little over a month ago, there weren’t many Division I prospects with less of a chance of being drafted than Chiefs seventh round pick Shane Bannon.  Peter King runs down the unlikely story of Bannon’s path to the draft in his weekly MMQB. No one knew who he was until a small-college pro day […]

Kansas City Chiefs Select Shane Bannon, FB, Yale

With the 223rd pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected FB Shane Bannon from Yale. Scouts Inc. did not grade Bannon. You can check out his school profile here. If I told you that Scott Pioli drafted a running back that didn’t carry the ball once last season, would you believe […]

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