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Chiefs release guard Marcus Reed, tight end Adam Schiltz and cornerback Kenneth Penny

Tight end Adam Schiltz was one of three players the Chiefs released on Saturday in advance of trimming their roster down from 90 to 75 men by the league-mandated 3 p.m. deadline on Tuesday.
Tight end Adam Schiltz was one of three players the Chiefs released on Saturday in advance of trimming their roster down from 90 to 75 men by the league-mandated 3 p.m. deadline on Tuesday. The Associated Press

It appears the Chiefs have gotten a head start on trimming their roster down from 90 to 75 men by the league-mandated 3 p.m. deadline on Tuesday.

Sources told The Star that the team has released guard Marcus Reed, tight end Adam Schiltz and cornerback Kenneth Penny.

The Chiefs resume practice Sunday before their fourth and final exhibition against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday.

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