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Chiefs announce signing of depth defensive back

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The Chiefs made the signing on Thursday.

Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of defensive back Harold Jones-Quartey on Thursday morning, via their official Twitter account.

Jones-Quartey, 25, first entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Arizona Cardinals back in 2015 but was waived before the season. He was claimed by the Chicago Bears and spent 2015-16 with the team.

The Bears waived Jones-Quartey in September 2017. He was signed to the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles practice squads during that season but never played. Jones-Quartey was a member of Philadelphia’s practice squad when they won Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots.

The 5-foot-11, 210-pound safety appeared to be out of football in 2018. In 29 career games (all as a member of the Bears), Jones-Quartey has 103 tackles (87 solo), two interceptions, seven passes defensed and one forced fumble.

Similar to the Chiefs’ four signings in late February, Jones-Quartey will have to earn his way to consideration for the 53-man roster at this year’s training camp.