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KC Chiefs preseason depth chart has been released

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UPDATE: So it was a mistake on the Chiefs depth chart. No, a rookie has not overtaken Eric Berry's spot. The SS position has been updated.

The Kansas City Chiefs made a few minor tweaks to their depth chart after roster moves were made in the last week. The most interesting depth chart move is rookie Daniel Sorensen being moved ahead of Eric Berry at strong safety. Yes, Sorensen is first team and Berry is second team. Odd, no?

Sorensen started last week's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. I imagine this depth chart move is to a.) mess with the fans / media or b.) to accurately reflect the preseason playing time for each. I do not think Sorensen has actually taken over Berry's spot (that would be a helluva story). Berry has been working on an injured heel so Sorensen has been able to see more playing time because of that.

This is a good time to note that the depth chart is unofficial and doesn't affect how Andy Reid decides to run practice or play games. For example, Ricky Henry has seemingly passed Rishaw Johnson based on the number of first team reps out of camp. Yet Henry (the dirtbag) is listed behind Johnson. I asked Andy Reid about the depth chart last week and he joked that Ted Crews, the Chiefs VP of Communications, made the depth chart. I am not sure if he was kidding.

The rest of the depth chart more or less looks the same. There were some of the lower end guys who moved up a spot or two. I noted the changes at each position below. Find the Chiefs previous depth chart here.


WR: Donnie Avery, A.J. Jenkins, Albert Wilson, Frankie Hammond Jr., Fred Williams, Darryl Sugent, Deon Anthony

Darryl Surgent moved one spot ahead of Deon Anthony.

LT: Eric Fisher, J'Marcus Webb, Ryan McKee

LG: Jeff Allen, Jeff Linkenbach, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

C: Rodney Hudson, Eric Kush, Ben Gottschchalk

RG: Zach Fulton, Rishaw Johnson, Ricky Henry

RT: Donald Stephenson, Ryan Harris, Otis Hudson

TE: Anthony Fasano, Travis Kelce, Demetrius Harris, Richard Gordon, Adam Schiltz

WR: Dwayne Bowe, Junior Hemingway, Kyle Williams, Jerrell Jackson, Mark Harrison, Weston Dressler

Mark Harrison moved one spot ahead of Weston Dressler.

QB: Alex Smith, Chase Daniel, Tyler Bray, Aaron Murray

RB: Jamaal Charles, Knile Davis, De'Anthony Thomas, Cyrus Gray, Charcandrick West, Joe McKnight

FB: Anthony Sherman, Jordan Campbell


LDE: Allen Bailey, Jaye Howard, Jermelle Cudjo

NT: Dontari Poe,  Vance Walker, Kyle Love, Dominque Hamilton

RDE: Mike DeVito, Mike Catapano, Kona Schwenke, Jairus Campbell

Jairus Campbell was added after being signed last week.

LOLB: Justin Houston, Frank Zombo, Josh Martin

LILB: Joe Mays, Josh Mauga, Nico Johnson

RILB: Derrick Johnson, James-Michael Johnson, Alonzo Highsmith

ROLB: Tamba Hali, Dee Ford

Dezman Moses removed after being cut.

CB: Marcus Cooper, Chris Owens, Phillip Gaines, Vernon Kearney, Justin Rogers, Damond Smith

Vernon Kearney moved two spots ahead of Justin Rogers and Damond Smith.

RCB: Ron Parker, Sean Smith, DeMarcus Van Dyke, Kevin Rutland, Brandon Jones

David Van Dyke was removed after being cut last week.

SS: Eric Berry, Jerron McMillian, Daniel Sorensen, Jonathon Amaya

FS: Husain Abdullah, Malcolm Bronson, Sanders Commings


P: Dustin Colquitt, Ryan Succop

K: Ryan Succop, Cairo Santos

KO: Ryan Succop, Dustin Colquitt, Cairo Santos

LS: Thomas Gafford, Travis Kelce

H: Dustin Colquitt, Chase Daniel

PR: De'Anthony Thomas, Frankie Hammond Jr., Weston Dressler

KR: Knile Davis, Albert Wilson, De'Anthony Thomas, Frankie Hammond Jr

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