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Chiefs add defensive lineman Jimmy Staten to practice squad

The Chiefs filled out their practice squad Wednesday as they signed defensive lineman Jimmy Staten.

Staten, 24, replaced the spot vacated by defensive end David Irving, who was lured by the Dallas Cowboys’ offer of a 53-man roster spot Tuesday.

Staten, who is listed as 6-foot-3 and 311 pounds, was a fifth-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 2014. He was selected after a senior season at Middle Tennessee State in which he recorded 30 tackles and two hurries.

Staten was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants in August and was waived again roughly two weeks later. He signed with the New England Patriots’ practice squad but was later waived.

Here is Staten’s draft profile.

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