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Tracking KC Chiefs roster cuts: Deadline for 53-man rosters is Saturday

Updating the list of Chiefs cuts on Saturday.

Jamie Squire



S Jonathon Amaya
S Malcolm Bronson

FB Jordan Campbell
DL Dominique Hamilton
WR Mark Harrison
G Ricky Henry
LB Alonzo Highsmith
LB Nico Johnson
DT Kyle Love
CB Justin Rogers
DL Kona Schwenke

K Ryan Succop
CB DeMarcus Van Dyke
LB Devan Walker
OT J'Marcus Webb
RB Charcandrick West
WR Fred Williams

Injured reserve

QB Tyler Bray
WR Kyle Williams

Non-football injury

DE Mike Catapano

See the Chiefs first 53-man roster here

**Original post below**

It's deadline day for 2014 NFL roster cuts. The Kansas City Chiefs roster will be trimmed down from it's current number of 75 players all the way down to 53 players by this afternoon at 3 p.m. (Arrowhead Time). Every other NFL team will be doing the same thing at the same time so there will be a lot of action this weekend.

We'll be tracking all the Chiefs cuts and rumors on Saturday right here.

32 NFL teams going from 75 to 53 players means there will be 704 more players on the street. Going back to last week with the 90-man rosters, there will be over 1,100 players becoming free agents this week.

The Chiefs hold the 23rd spot on the waiver wire. This is compared to the No. 1 spot last year where they took full advantage with seven waiver wire claims on roster cut down weekend. The Houston Texans hold the top waiver wire spot this year.

The Chiefs top needs entering cut downs include offensive line (all positions, really), inside linebacker, safety and receiver. At this stage though the Chiefs are looking for good values among other players released.

Below are some links on roster cut down weekend, including an interesting note on Tyler Bray as the Chiefs make their quarterback decision. After that is Nick Jacobs 53-man roster for your reference.

Players waived last Tuesday by Chiefs: OT Ryan McKee, CB Kevin Rutland, CB Damond Smith, WR Deon Anthony, DL Jairus Campbell, DT Jermell Cudjo, WR Weston Dressler, G Otis Hudson, WR Jerrell Jackson, CB Brandon Jones, CB Vernon Kearney, SJerron McMillian, TE Adam Schiltz, WR Darryl Surgent.

Sanders Commings was placed on IR.

Chiefs 53-man roster prediction (Nick Jacobs edition)

*For the explanations behind each pick, check this out.

QB (3)

1. Alex Smith
2. Chase Daniel
3. Aaron Murray

IR: Tyler Bray

RB (4)

1. Jamaal Charles
2. Knile Davis
3. De'Anthony Thomas
4. Joe McKnight

Cut: Cyrus Gray (trade?), Charcandrick West (Practice Squad)

FB (1)

1. Anthony Sherman

Cut: Jordan Campbell

WR (5)

1. Donnie Avery
2. Albert Wilson
3. Junior Hemingway
4. Kyle Williams
5. Frankie Hammond
6. AJ Jenkins

Cut: Fred Williams, Mark Harrison (Practice Squad)

Suspension/Reserve: Dwayne Bowe

TE (3)

1. Anthony Fasano2. Travis Kelce3. Demetrius Harris

Cut: Richard Gordon

OL (8)

1. Eric Fisher
2. Jeff Allen
3. Rodney Hudson
4. Zach Fulton
5. Eric Kush
6. Mike McGlynn
7. Ryan Harris
8. Ricky Henry

Cut: Jeff Linkenbach, J'Marcus Webb, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (Practice Squad)

Suspension/Reserve: Donald Stephenson

DE (4)

1. Mike Devito
2. Jaye Howard
3. Allen Bailey
4. Vance Walker

IR or Reserve/Nonfootball Injury list: Mike Catapano

Cut: Kona Schwenke

NT (2)

1. Dontari Poe
2. Dominique Hamilton

Cut: Kyle Love

OLB (4)

1. Tamba Hali
2. Justin Houston
3. Josh Martin
4. Dee Ford

Cut: Devan Walker (Practice Squad)

ILB (5)

1. Derrick Johnson
2. Josh Mauga
3. James Michael-Johnson
4. Frank Zombo
5. Joe Mays (IR with designation to return)

Cut: Nico Johnson, Alonzo Highsmith (Practice Squad)

CB (6)

1. Marcus Cooper
2. Sean Smith
3. Chris Owens
4. Ron Parker
5. Phillip Gaines

Cut: Justin Rogers, DeMarcus Van Dyke (Waived/Injured)

S (5)

1. Eric Berry
2. Husain Abdullah
3. Malcolm Bronson
4. Kelcie McCray
5. Daniel Sorenson

Cut: Jonathan Amaya

Specialist (3)

1. Cairo Santos
2. Dustin Colquitt
3. Thomas Gafford

Practice Squad

1. Charcandrick West
2. Mark Harrison
3. Devan Walker
4. Alonzo Highsmith
5. Jairus Campbell
6. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Note: Chiefs can have 10 players on their practice squad.

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