NFL teams will need to go from 90 to 75 players by 3 p.m. (Arrowhead Time) on Tuesday afternoon. By Saturday afternoon (September 3), the Kansas CityChiefs and every other team will need to be down to 53 players, along with a 10-man practice squad the next day. Suffice to say, this is a busy time period for coaches and front offices.
We are tracking the cuts around the league that are of interest to the Chiefs or are just plain interesting. We’ll keep an eye on any big name players but most of the bigger name players will be released on Saturday’s cut down. We will also keep an eye on the Eagles cuts as they could be of interest to the Chiefs considering Doug Pederson was in KC the past three seasons and of course Andy Reid’s ties there.
Tracking the roster cuts
Veterans released today include Rams DE Quinton Coples, Jets WR Kyle Williams, Seahawks CB Brandon Browner, Lions TE Matthew Mulligan.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2016
Another guy available via trade: Chiefs' Knile Davis, who has been on the roster bubble all camp. Ty Hill as KR makes Davis expendable.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 29, 2016
The Lions are releasing OG Geoff Schwartz today. Schwartz is healthy, just got caught in a numbers game in Detroit.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 29, 2016
Browns released one-time big free-agent acquisition LB Paul Kruger, as @MaryKayCabot reported. Production down, young players ready.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2016
Patriots released DT Terrance Knighton, per his Twitter feed.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2016
Bryan Stork fails Redskins physical this morning. His rights will revert back to New England Patriots. Redskins get conditional pick back— Chris Cooley (@thecooleyzone) August 29, 2016