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Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris activated off PUP list

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Things are getting quite a bit more interesting with the Kansas City Chiefs tight end position. Per the Chiefs, TE Demetrius Harris has been activated off the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. That means he's on the active roster.

This is a nice surprise on a nice Sunday here in Kansas City. Harris has been out since November of last year when his season ended early with a foot injury. He then had another surgery on his foot in May which caused him to miss the entire offseason and all of training camp to this point. Frankly, I was about ready to write Harris off considering all of the time he has missed. He didn't play football in college so he doesn't have those years of experience to fall back on.

His return is a welcome one. Travis Kelce is the clear leader among the tight ends while rookie James O'Shaughnessy has emerged as the No. 2 tight end. If Harris makes the roster then that's probably not good news for Ryan Taylor who vying to be the third tight end while Harris was hurt.

This will probably cause me to change my Chiefs 53-man roster projection and put Harris on the roster. I suspect he'll need some time to get back into football shape and onto the field.

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