The Kansas City Chiefs have placed four players on waivers, including quarterback Anthony Gordon, on Tuesday.
Per the league’s transactions, the Chiefs officially waived Gordon, running back Brendan Knox, offensive lineman Gene Pryor, and defensive tackle Darius Stills.
The Chiefs recently held their rookie mini-camp and several players have been coming and going off of the team’s 90-man roster. In the wake of making 10 draft selections, several more rookie free agent signings, and even a trade for cornerback Lonnie Johnson of the Houston Texans, the Chiefs have been focused on clearing a lot of roster space.
Gordon has been with the Chiefs on multiple occasions over the last two years as he’s battled with Shane Buechele and others for the right to be the team’s developmental quarterback. The Washington State product threw for 48 touchdowns back in 2019 in a breakout year, but he’s yet to find a stable home in the NFL.
Knox has been around the Chiefs for the last few months after originally signing with the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie free agent following the 2021 NFL Draft. The Chiefs worked him out last December and signed him to a futures deal for the 2022 offseason.
Stills is a former star at West Virginia who landed with the Las Vegas Raiders as a rookie free agent a year ago but was cut before active rosters were due. He failed to latch on with another team, but the Chiefs came calling with a futures deal last winter.
As for Pryor, he signed as an o-line prospect out of Hawaii following the draft but he was apparently passed over by others at rookie mini-camp. The team likely let Pryor go knowing they were also signing former Virginia OL Chris Glaser, who tried out for the Chiefs at the same mini-camp.