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Chiefs continue salary-cap savings, release inside linebacker Joe Mays

The Chiefs released inside linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday. The decision to release Mays, 29, saves approximately $2.7 million off the salary cap. The Chiefs still need to cut approximately $2.8 million to get under the cap by Tuesday, the start of the new league year (and free agency).

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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif could figure into Chiefs’ plans at guard this year

The Chiefs struggled at left guard all last season, but that does not necessarily mean they will invest a ton of resources in upgrading the position this offseason. Projected starter Jeff Allen should be healthy and ready to play, and the Chiefs also invested a sixth-round pick in guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, an athletic, 6-foot-4, 321-pounder from McGill University in Canada.

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De’Anthony Thomas named Chiefs rookie of the year at 101 Awards Banquet

“I’m just doing whatever I can to help the team.” The 22-year-old running back said it enough that you couldn’t help but believe it, and at the annual 101 Awards on Saturday, he officially received confirmation that he certainly accomplished that goal, as he was named the winner of the Mack Lee Hill Award as the Chiefs’ rookie of the year.