Former Raiders RB Justin Fargas Visiting The Chiefs

The Oakland Raiders released RB Justin Fargas this morning and not long after that news leaks out that the Kansas City Chiefs have a visit set up with him.

The Chiefs looking at a Raider hours after he's been released? Let the rivalry continue!

The Chiefs also reportedly have a visit set up with Thomas Jones on Monday obviously looking for running back help.

The Raiders claimed Fargas failed his physical thus the reason for his release. And of course Fargas came out and said that he was as healthy as can be and he'd be ready to play today.

"I was told by the coach that they were moving in a different direction," Fargas told David White of the San Francisco Chronicle. "They said it was strictly about money. ... I know some things were put out there, I guess they said I didn't ass a physical. I'm a little disappointed by the way it happened but I understand it's a business."

Fargas said he was "fine" when asked about the injury.

Fargas, 30, was originally a third round draft pick by the Raiders in 2003. His age shouldn't be a major concern because he's got just 827 career attempts in seven season.

The San Francisco 49ers have also expressed interest in him.

With Thomas Jones making his way to town on Monday, the Chiefs now have options at running back. They could be legitimately interested in both players or they could be using them against each other to secure the best contract.

H/T to 3GChief for the initial FanShot.

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