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Report: Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent-to-be Chris Lammons has turned himself in

8 News Now — the CBS local affiliate in Las Vegas — had the report on Wednesday evening.

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UPDATE: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Chiefs cornerback Chris Lammons has turned himself in, according to 41 Action News.

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Chris Lammons appeared in a Las Vegas court Thursday for his arraignment on two charges connected with a battery earlier this month.

Lammons, 26, was released on $5,000 bail after he surrendered to authorities.

At the time of this update, the Chiefs had yet to release a statement


Report: Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent-to-be Chris Lammons ‘wanted’ in connection to Alvin Kamara arrest

(Originally posted February 16, 2022, 5 p.m. Arrowhead Time)

A Kansas City Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent-to-be, cornerback Chris Lammons, is a “wanted suspect” in a beating involving New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, according to 8 News Now, the CBS local affiliate in Las Vegas.

The incident in question took place during after-hours prior to the Pro Bowl earlier this month — on the morning of February 5. The alleged attack involves Lammons, Kamara and two others who have already been arrested, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Kamara was arrested after the Pro Bowl on February 6.

As the I-Team first reported Tuesday night, Las Vegas Metro police arrested two men and were searching for a third for their alleged roles in the nightclub beating involving New Orleans Saints player Alvin Kamara.

The third suspect is Lammons, 26, sources said.

It was somewhat of a surprise when Lammons became the sixth and final cornerback to make the Chiefs’ initial 53-man roster out of training camp. Lammons registered 221 special-teams snaps and 13 defensive snaps during the 2021 regular season.

An exclusive-rights free agent is any player with fewer than three accrued seasons and an expired contract. If his original team — which, in this case, would be the Chiefs — offers him a one-year contract at the league minimum (based on his credited seasons), the player cannot negotiate with other teams.

It remains to be seen whether the alleged incident impacts the Chiefs’ decision-making when it comes to Lammons. The Chiefs are aware of the situation but have not released a statement.