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Chiefs scouting report on new safety Steve Gregory

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KC Chiefs DC Bob Sutton offered up his scouting report on new S Steve Gregory.

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The Kansas City Chiefs saw injuries to safeties Sanders Commings and Eric Berry this week. In response, the team signed free agent safety Steve Gregory, formerly of the Patriots and Chargers.

Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton spoke to the media on Friday and offered up this scouting report on Gregory, who is an 8-year veteran.

"Well, he's one of the veteran and experienced guys; he's been in a lot of different systems, most recently New England," Sutton said, via quotes from the Chiefs.

"His biggest transition will be his terminology. What he might've been used to calling apples, we call oranges, so that's going to be his first transition. He's played in varied systems, like I said. He's probably familiar with everything that we've done. He's got to work on terminology and getting his feet underneath him, he's got to get back in the pads and understand all of that stuff, which we will give him the time to do that, but I think we got a good football player.

"He's a guy that can take command back there, he's done that in the past in his career, he's played some different positions, he was a good football player at Syracuse, and we're excited to have him."

The terminology will be the hardest part because everyone else has been in camp already to this point, and most everyone else was also in the offseason program.

I imagine the Chiefs have some options in how they use Gregory with Berry and Commings both currently out. Assuming Berry is back in the near future, I want to see how the Chiefs plan to use Gregory moving forward.