Kansas City Chiefs President Carl Peterson announced on Tuesday that the club has agreed to terms of a two-two year contract with WR Bobby Sippio, adding him to the club’s 53-man roster. As per Chiefs policy, no other terms of the agreement was made available.
Sippio (6-3, 214) spent the first week of the season on the Chiefs practice squad after originally signing with the Chiefs on August 11th. Prior to arriving in Kansas City Sippio spent the previous four seasons (2004-07) in the Arena Football League. He caught 354 passes for 5,137 yards (14.5 avg.) with 142 TDs. He played in 18 games with the Chicago Rush in 2006-07, recording 163 receptions for 2,391 yards (14.7 avg.) with 70 scores. He also spent two seasons (2002-03) in Arena League 2. He originally entered the NFL as a free agent with Miami in 2004.
The Orlando, Florida native played three seasons (’99-01) as a cornerback and safety at Western Kentucky. Sippio concluded his college career with 179 tackles, 19 interceptions, 41 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. He was a three-sport athlete at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Florida.