Chiefs Claim DE Austin Lane; Release DT Daniel Muir

By: Chiefs, posted by Kinch O'Kelley
By: Chiefs, posted by Kinch O'Kelley

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has claimed defensive end Austen Lane off waivers from Jacksonville and released defensive tackle Daniel Muir.

Lane (6-6, 265) has played in 28 games (17 starts) in three NFL seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-12). He recorded 64 tackles (46 solo), 3.0 sacks (-11.0 yards) and one forced fumble. He originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round draft selection (153rd overall) of the Jaguars in the 2010 NFL Draft. Lane became the highest drafted player out of Murray State, where he finished his career with a school-record 29.0 sacks and 55 tackles for loss. The Iola, Wisc., native prepped at Iola-Scandinavia High School.

Muir (6-2, 322) originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Green Bay Packers in 2007. He has appeared in 46 games (26 starts) in six seasons with Green Bay (2007), Indianapolis (2008-11) and the New York Jets (2012), recording 111 tackles (88 solo), 0.5 sacks (-5.0 yards) and one pass defensed. He was a four-year letterman at Kent State (2003-06). The Lanham, Md., native was a four-year letterman at Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Md. Muir joined the Chiefs as a free agent on Jan. 18, 2013.

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