The Tony Moeaki era is over.
Well chiefs kingdom, it's been a pleasure. Best fans. Was starting to feel back to form. Bad timing for an inj. However...Challenge accepted— Tony Moeaki (@TonyMoeaki81) August 31, 2013
A third round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, Moeaki fractured his shoulder last week. That is a long-term injury so he and the Chiefs have parted ways. It's not clear the terms of the release. It's possible he was waived / injured which means if he clears waivers he would be revert to the Chiefs IR list. The problem with claiming Moeaki is that he's in the final year of his deal and expected to miss an extended amount of time with his injury.
The Moeaki era has been up and down over the last three-plus years. When healthy Moeaki has proven he can be a good contributor to the offense. Unfortunately, injuries have slowed down his progress considerably. In 2011 he missed the entire season with a torn ACL.
@TonyMoeaki81 gonna miss you to bro! Good luck and you'll bounce back!!!— Junior Hemingway (@YoungHemi21) August 31, 2013
I appreciate you as a man and a teammate@TonyMoeaki81 good luck bro! Love!— Cyrus Gray (@CyrusGray32) August 31, 2013
RT "@TonyMoeaki81: Ill miss my teammates especially. Toughest part about this" We'll miss you to bro, Wishing you the best in the future— Jeff Allen (@JeffAllen71) August 31, 2013
@TonyMoeaki81 Best of wishes to ya. Get healthy— Donald Stephenson (@Don59Wayne) August 31, 2013
This puts the Chiefs in a tough spot at tight end. Anthony Fasano is the starter and Travis Kelce, who has been hurt recently, is behind him. Do they keep just two tight ends, and roll the dice on Kelce staying healthy? Or do they keep Demetrius Harris or Kevin Brock?
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