Entering today, the Kansas City Chiefs had one spot on the practice squad open due to Quinten Lawrence being promoted to the active roster over the weekend.
Now that spot has been filled.
Familiar face NT Derek Lokey returns, Josh Looney of KCChiefs.com reports. The former Texas Longhorn signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in May of 2008. He spent most of the 2008 season on the practice squad before being promoted to the active roster on December 19th.
He was released from the team during the September cut week this season. He spent much of training camp backing up Ron Edwards and then Chief Tank Tyler.
Lokey could be a valuable commodity at some point if current nose tackles Ron Edwards or Kenny Smith goes down.
And because they added a nose tackle to the practice squad, the Chiefs evened it out and released Marlon Favorite from the practice squad.
Favorite was signed by the Chiefs on October 21st of this season. He hails from LSU so his departure means the Chiefs can't feature an all-LSU defensive line with DEs Glenn Dorsey and Tyson Jackson.
So, the Chiefs have one open spot on the practice squad. Do they sign someone straight to the practice squad? Does someone from the 53 man roster move down?