Chiefs Release All-Time Rushing Leader Charles – The Kansas City Chiefs have released running back Jamal Charles, the team announced Tuesday. Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt, general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid all praised Charles in a team statement. “I have a great deal of admiration for Jamaal Charles, his toughness, and what he’s been able to achieve in his time in Kansas City,” Dorsey said. Charles, 30, joined the Chiefs in 2008 as a third-round draft pick from Texas. He became their featured back midway through the 2009 season and went on to become the most prolific running back in franchise history.
Chiefs, Berry Reach 6-Year, $78M Deal – The Kansas City Chiefs have reached a six-year, $78 million deal with Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry that includes $40 million guaranteed and a $20 million signing bonus, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Tuesday. According to ESPN Stats & Information, it would be the most guaranteed money for any current safety contract. The NFL Network first reported the agreement between Berry and the Chiefs. Berry will earn $30 million in the first two years of the deal, a source told ESPN’s Adam Caplan. The Chiefs announced the signing Tuesday but did not disclose financial terms of the contract.