Chiefs Waive Wide Receiver Mardy Gilyard

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

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has waived wide receiver Mardy Gilyard.

Gilyard (6-1, 187) joined the Chiefs on Feb. 12, 2013 after stints with the New York Jets (2011-12), Philadelphia Eagles (2012) and St. Louis Rams (2010-11). He owns eight receptions for 78 yards (9.8 avg.), two punt returns for 15 yards (7.5 avg.) and 16 kickoff returns for 356 yards (22.3 avg.). Gilyard originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (99th overall) of St. Louis in 2010. He was released by the Rams on Sept. 3, 2011 and acquired by the Jets the following day for his first go-round with the club. After being released by the Jets on Sept. 10, 2011, Gilyard signed with Philadelphia on Jan. 6, 2012. He rejoined the Jets on Nov. 28, 2012 before being released on Dec. 24, 2012. Gilyard was an All-American receiver at the University of Cincinnati.

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