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August 26, 2014

Chiefs release three players, get down to 75 man roster limit

The Kansas City Chiefs released an offensive tackle and two cornerbacks and their roster is at 75 players. The roster must be cut down to 53 men by 3 p.m. on Saturday.

The Chiefs released tackle Ryan McKee, cornerback Damond Smith and cornerback Kevin Rutland and got down to the 75-man roster limit.

McKee got some second-team reps throughout training camp but has been dealing with a knee injury for the better part of a week. Rutland had been receiving most of his reps with the third team. Smith, who was signed shortly after camp began, has been battling an abductor injury.

The Chiefs have to pare their roster down to 53 men by 3 p.m. on Saturday.

To reach Terez A. Paylor, call 816-234-4489 or send email to tpaylor@kcstar.com. Follow him on Twitter at @TerezPaylor.

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