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Chiefs sign receiver Armon Binns to the practice squad

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Armon Binns ran past Tampa Bay Buccaneers middle linebacker Dane Fletcher in a preseason game in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 16, 2014.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Armon Binns ran past Tampa Bay Buccaneers middle linebacker Dane Fletcher in a preseason game in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 16, 2014. The Associated Press

The Chiefs have signed receiver Armon Binns to the practice squad, a source confirmed to The Star on Monday.

The Chiefs had a full practice squad as of Monday, so there will be at least two accompanying roster moves, because they also need to create a spot on the 53-man roster for receiver Dwayne Bowe, who was suspended for the season opener for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.

Binns, who is listed at 6 feet 3 and 210 pounds, was a college teammate of Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce at Cincinnati. Binns went undrafted in 2011 after a senior season in which he caught 75 passes for 1,101 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Binns was signed to the Bengals’ practice squad in 2011 and appeared in eight games for the Bengals in 2012, including five starts, in which he caught 18 passes for 210 yards and one touchdown on 29 targets.

Binns was released by the Bengals in December of that year and caught on with the Dolphins, where he caught six passes for 67 yards on 11 targets in three games.

In July 2013, however, Binns suffered a torn ACL and missed the entire season. He was later released in August.

Chiefs waive Van Dyke

The Chiefs reached an injury settlement with cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, who was then waived. Van Dyke was placed on injured reserve before the regular season because of a high ankle sprain.

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