KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Saturday that the club has waived offensive lineman Rich Ranglin and elevated wide receiver Jamar Newsome to the team’s 53-man roster.
Newsome (6-1, 201) originally joined the Chiefs practice squad on Dec. 3, 2011. He played in two games with Jacksonville (2011) prior to arriving in Kansas City. He has also spent time on the Pittsburgh practice squad. Newsome played in 36 games for Central Florida, catching 65 passes for 986 yards and seven TDs. As a senior, he recorded 37 receptions for 616 yards and three TDs. He was an all-conference and All-Suncoast selection at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Fla.
Ranglin (6-3, 315) joined the Chiefs as a free agent in 2012. He spent three seasons in the Arena Football League prior to joining Kansas City. He played for three different AFL clubs including the San Jose SaberCats (2012), the Kansas City Command (2011) and the Milwaukee Mustangs (formerly the Milwaukee Iron in 2010). He was a four-year letterman at Central Connecticut State.