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Latest Chiefs Depth Chart With NFL Roster Cuts Coming

Earlier this week, the Kansas City Chiefs had 89 players on the roster but had to cut down to 80 players on Tuesday. Aug. 30. They're at 80 players now and, by Saturday afternoon, they'll need to get down to 53 players.

That's a whopping 27 players that will be waived, released, traded or put on IR by 5:00 p.m. (Arrowhead Time) on Saturday afternoon. 

We can guess on quite a few of those guys already. The Chiefs signed double-digit undrafted free agents this year and, more than likely, just a couple of them will make the roster. There are also a few veterans that will get released whether it be because they're not worth the money or their backup is simply better.

The Chiefs can create an eight-man practice squad as well but to place players on the practice squad you first have to release them, expose them to the waiver wire system and hope they don't get picked up by another team, and then re-sign them to the practice squad. Even then, those players are available to be signed by other teams so practice squad guys are really never safe.

It's going to be an interesting 36 hours here. If you've watched HBO's Hard Knocks before, you know this is an incredibly nerve-wracking time for more than half the roster. 

I've posted the latest depth chart after the jump. What cuts are we going to see tomorrow afternoon?

WR: Jerheme UrbanSteve BreastonJonathan BaldwinVerran TuckerJeremy Horne

LT: Branden AlbertJared Gaither, David MimsButch Lewis

LG: Ryan LiljaDarryl Harris, Lucas Patterson

C: Casey WiegmannRodney Hudson, Darryl Harris

RG: Jon AsamoahBobby GreenwoodMike IngersollChris Harr

RT: Barry Richardson, Chris Harr

TE: Leonard PopeTony MoeakiJake O'ConnellCody SlateCharlie GanttAnthony Becht

WR: Dwayne BoweDexter McClusterTerrance CopperKeary Colbert, Zeke Markshausen

QB: Matt CasselTyler PalkoRicky Stanzi

FB: Le'Ron McClainMike CoxShane Bannon

RB: Thomas JonesJamaal CharlesJackie Battle


LDE: Tyson JacksonAllen BaileyAmon Gordon

NT: Kelly GreggAnthony ToribioJerrell PoweHarold Ayodele

RDE: Glenn DorseyWallace GilberryDion GalesBrandon Bair

LOLB: Andy StudebakerCameron SheffieldJustin Houston

LILB: Jovan BelcherJustin ColeAmara Kamara

RILB: Derrick Johnson, Demorrio WilliamsCory GreenwoodMicah Johnson

ROLB: Tamba HaliPierre WaltersGabe Miller

LCB: Brandon FlowersTravis DanielsQuinten Lawrence, Demond Washington

RCB: Brandon CarrJavier ArenasJalil Brown

SS: Eric BerryReshard LangfordDonald Washington

FS: Kendrick LewisJon McGraw, Sabby PIscitelli, Ricky Price


P: Dustin Colquitt, Ryan Succop

K: Ryan Succop

PR: Javier Arenas, Dexter McCluster, Steve Breaston, Jerheme Urban, Donald Washington

KR: Javier Arenas, Dexter McCluster, Steve Breaston, Quinten Lawrence, Donald Washington

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