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Chiefs release receiver Da’Rick Rogers, tackle Kelvin Palmer

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers participates in a drill during an NFL football organized team activity Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers participates in a drill during an NFL football organized team activity Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. AP

The Chiefs are now back at the offseason roster maximum of 90.

On Tuesday, just hours after they waived receiver Da’Rick Rogers and tackle Kelvin Palmer, they claimed guard Marcus Reed off waivers from Green Bay, according to the NFL’s transaction report. The Chiefs also officially recognized the signing of offensive tackle Tavon Rooks.

Reed, who is listed at 6 feet 5 and 350 pounds, was signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent in May. He was waived Monday.

Rogers, 23, was signed by the Chiefs to a reserve-futures deal in January as a low-risk, high-reward option to potentially boost a flagging receiving corps. He recently reached a plea agreement in which he will serve one day in jail and six months of probation for driving under the influence. Rogers was initially released by the Colts in September, shortly after he was charged.

He is a former five-star prep prospect who caught 67 passes for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns in 2011 as a sophomore at Tennessee. But he was indefinitely suspended before the season because of a team rules violation.

Rogers transferred to Tennessee Tech, where he caught 61 passes for 893 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2012 before declaring for the 2013 NFL Draft. He went undrafted but caught 14 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie with the Colts.

Palmer was signed by the Chiefs, along with three other players, after impressing the team during the annual rookie minicamp in May.

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