2014 Kansas City Chiefs season

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2014 Kansas City Chiefs season
Head coach Andy Reid
General manager John Dorsey
Owner The Hunt Family
Home field Arrowhead Stadium
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The 2014 Kansas City Chiefs season is the franchise's 55th season and the second under the head coach/general manager tandem of Andy Reid and John Dorsey.

Roster Changes[edit]

Offseason[edit]

Cuts[edit]

Player Position 2014 Team
Dunta Robinson CB TBD
Robert James LB TBD
Brandon Flowers CB San Diego Chargers

Reserve/future free agent contracts[edit]

Player Position
Malcolm Bronson DB
Jordan Campbell LB
Weston Dressler WR
Demetrius Harris TE
Dominique Hamilton NT
Frankie Hammond WR
Alonzo Highsmith Jr. LB
Jerrell Jackson WR
Joe McKnight RB
Jerron McMillian S
Kevin Rutland CB
DeMarcus Van Dyke CB

Free agency[edit]

Offseason
Position Player Status* 2013 Team(s) 2014 Team
S Husain Abdullah UFA Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs
T Branden Albert UFA Kansas City Chiefs Miami Dolphins
G Jon Asamoah UFA Kansas City Chiefs Atlanta Falcons
DT Jermelle Cudjo UFA St. Louis Rams Kansas City Chiefs
S Quintin Demps UFA Kansas City Chiefs New York Giants
LS Thomas Gafford UFA Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs
TE Richard Gordon RFA Kansas City Chiefs TBD
WR Mark Harrison UFA New England Patriots Kansas City Chiefs
G Ricky Henry RFA Kansas City Chiefs TBD
DE Tyson Jackson UFA Kansas City Chiefs Atlanta Falcons
CB Brandon Jones UFA San Diego Chargers Kansas City Chiefs
LB Akeem Jordan UFA Kansas City Chiefs Washington Redskins
S Kendrick Lewis UFA Kansas City Chiefs Houston Texans
DT Kyle Love UFA Kansas City Chiefs
Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs
T Jeff Linkenbach UFA Indianapolis Colts Kansas City Chiefs
LB Joe Mays UFA Denver Broncos Kansas City Chiefs
WR Dexter McCluster UFA Kansas City Chiefs Tennessee Titans
T Ryan McKee UFA None Kansas City Chiefs
CB Chris Owens UFA Miami Dolphins Kansas City Chiefs
NT Jerrell Powe RFA Kansas City Chiefs Houston Texans
CB Justin Rogers UFA Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
Houston Texans
Kansas City Chiefs
OL Geoff Schwartz UFA Kansas City Chiefs New York Giants
DT Vance Walker UFA Oakland Raiders Kansas City Chiefs
T J'Marcus Webb UFA Minnesota Vikings Kansas City Chiefs
WR Kyle Williams UFA Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs
LB Frank Zombo UFA Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs
*RFA: Restricted free agent, UFA: Unrestricted free agent, ERFA: Exclusive rights free agent, Franchise: Franchise tag

2014 draft class[edit]

Main article: 2014 NFL Draft
Round Selection Player Position College
1 23 Dee Ford Defensive end Auburn
3 87 Phillip Gaines Cornerback Rice
4 124 De'Anthony Thomas Running Back Oregon
5 163 Aaron Murray Quarterback Georgia
6 193* Zach Fulton Guard Tennessee
6 200 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Tackle McGill
Notes
  • The Chiefs traded a conditional 2014 third-round selection along with their 2013 second-round selection to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for quarterback Alex Smith; the 2014 selection was later upgraded to a second-rounder (No. 56 overall) after a condition was met in which the Chiefs won a minimum of eight games during the 2013 season.
  • * Acquired via trade with the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas received linebacker Edgar Jones and the Chiefs' seventh-round selection (No. 238 overall).

Undrafted free agents[edit]

Position Player College
S Daniel Sorensen BYU
WR Darryl Surgent Louisiana-Lafayette
DB David Van Dyke Tennessee State
RB Charcandrick West Abilene Christian
LB Ben Johnson Northwestern
WR Albert Wilson Georgia State
DT Kona Schwenke Notre Dame
FB James Baker Idaho
C Ben Gottschalk SMU
K Cairo Santos Tulane
LB DeRon Furr Fort Valley State
WR Deon Anthony Troy

Preseason transactions[edit]

Cuts[edit]