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Arrowheadlines: KC Chiefs bring back 43 /53 players from last year

Chiefs make big cuts ahead of start of regular season | The Kansas City Star

Since then, Veach said they’ve been stacking and ranking a big board at the Chiefs’ facility with the names of players they believed to be on each team’s roster bubble, and many of those players were indeed released Saturday.

“This whole time, we’ve had kind of a running list of what we thought would be out there,” Veach said. “There’s going to be more names we have to work through tonight.”

Breaking Down the Kansas City Chiefs' Initial 53-Man Roster

The 10 new additions include five of the six rookie draft picks (Patrick Mahomes, Tanoh Kpassagnon, Kareem Hunt, Jehu Chesson, Ukeme Eligwe), three players that were traded for (Kevin Pierre-Louis, Reggie Ragland, Cam Erving), and two free agents (Bennie Logan, Roy Miller).

Kansas City Chiefs have their roster, but is it good enough? - NFL Nation- ESPN

“We’re excited about the roster," Veach said. “We think we have a lot of talent. We think the roster we’ve been able to compile the last four years is definitely good enough to get to where we want to go, for sure. ... We’re certainly excited about this team."

Chiefs keep Tamba Hali on PUP list to start season -

Under the rules of the PUP, Hali will be given a five-week window to practice after sitting out the first six games. The Chiefs will then have a three-week space to activate the defender to the 53-man roster. If either of those deadlines pass, Hali would stick on the PUP for the rest of the season.

Brett Veach says C.J. Spiller could still end up on Chiefs | Chiefs Wire

General manager Brett Veach told the media that Spiller could still end up on the team. Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest made a good point about Spiller’s release, reminding us that signed veterans with four or more years of experience entering Week 1 have guaranteed contracts.

Patriots’ Bill Belichick breaks down Chiefs: ‘This is a tough team to get ready for’ - Arrowhead Pride

This is a tough team to get ready for and they put a lot of pressure on you in a lot of different ways. We’ll really have to have a good week and be ready for a lot of different things on Thursday night. I’m sure we’ll get some surprises. They’re extremely well-coached and very fundamentally sound and they create a lot of problems which is why they’re so successful.

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