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Chiefs unveil 53-man roster on NFL deadline

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Daurice Fountain against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL...
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Daurice Fountain against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)(Tony Avelar | AP)
Published: Aug. 31, 2021 at 3:34 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WIBW) - The Kansas City Chiefs have announced their list of roster moves to meet Tuesday’s NFL 53-man roster deadline.

ROSTER MOVES

Waived

Anderson, Zayne (DB - Brigham Young)

Bootle, Dicaprio (DB - Nebraska)

Buechele, Shane (QB - Southern Methodist)

Character, Marlon (DB - Louisville)

Clark, Tyler (DT - Georgia)

Clemons, Rodney (DB - Southern Methodist)

Cobb, Omari (LB - Marshall)

Edwards, Austin (DE - Ferris State)

Ffrench, Maurice (WR - Pittsburgh)

Gore, Derrick (RB - Louisiana-Monroe)

Harris, Demone (DE - Buffalo)

Key, Devon (DB - Western Kentucky)

Keyes, BoPete (DB - Tulane)

Miller, Wyatt (T - Central Florida)

Powell, Cornell (WR - Clemson)

Schoen, Dalton (WR - Kansas State)

Shepherd, Darrius (WR - North Dakota State)

Smith, Emmanuel (LB - Vanderbilt)

Thompson, Darwin (RB - Utah State)

Released

Dieter, Gehrig (WR - Alabama)

Kemp, Marcus (WR - Hawaii)

Reserve/Non-Football Injury

Herring, Malik (DE - Georgia)

Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform

Long, Kyle (G - Oregon)

Traded to New England Patriots

Durant, Yasir

INITIAL 53-MAN ROSTER

Quarterbacks

Patrick Mahomes, Chad Henne

Running Backs

Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Darrel Williams, Jerick McKinnon, Michael Burton

Wide Receivers

Tyreek Hill, Mecole Hardman, Demarcus Robinson, Byron Pringle, Daurice Fountain

Tight Ends

Travis Kelce, Blake Bell, Noah Gray, Jody Fortson

Offensive Line

Orlando Brown Jr., Joe Thuney, Creed Humphrey, Trey Smith, Lucas Niang, Mike Remmers, Andrew Wylie, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, Austin Blythe, Nick Allegretti

Defensive Line

Frank Clark, Chris Jones, Mike Danna, Alex Okafor, Joshua Kaindoh, Derrick Nnadi, Jarran Reed, Tershawn Wharton, Khalen Saunders

Linebackers

Anthony Hitchens, Willie Gay Jr., Nick Bolton, Ben Niemann, Darius Harris, Dorian O’Daniel

Defensive Backs

L’Jarius Sneed, Charvarius Ward, Mike Hughes, DeAndre Baker, Rashad Fenton, Chris Lammons, Tyrann Mathieu, Daniel Sorensen, Juan Thornhill, Armani Watts

Specialists

Harrison Butker, Tommy Townsend, James Winchester

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