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AFC West Update: A Look Around The Division Following Roster Cuts

Posted Sep 4, 2017

With the NFL regular season less than a week away, let's take a look at the roster reductions around the AFC West.

Week 1 is upon us, which means all 32 NFL teams have reduced their rosters from 90 to 53 players. It’s never an easy process for any of the parties involved, but once it’s over everyone can focus on what lies ahead.

The Kansas City Chiefs will be the first team in the AFC West to start the 2017 season, with a Thursday night matchup against the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. The Oakland Raiders will face the Tennessee Titans Sunday, and the Denver Broncos will go toe-to-toe on Monday Night Football with the Los Angeles Chargers.

Before the season gets underway, here’s how the rosters break down around the division.

Denver Broncos

With the Broncos 53-man roster complete, here’s the list of players who were waived.

It’s also worth noting that the team also brought back quarterback Brock Osweiler after leaving for the Houston Texans, and subsequently  being traded to the Cleveland Browns.

WR Marlon Brown
CB Chris Lewis-Harris
RB Stevan Ridley
S T.J. Ward
DE Nelson Adams
S Dante Barnett
C Dillon Day
OLB Vontarrius Dora
OLB Ken Ekanem
ILB Jerrol Garcia-Williams
ILB Quentin Gause
OLB Deon Hollins
G Cameron Hunt
NT Tyrique Jarrett
WR Kalif Raymond
CB Marcus Rios
TE Steven Scheu
OL Michael Schofield
WR Hunter Sharp
QB Kyle Sloter
DE Shakir Soto
S Orion Stewart
S Dymonte Thomas
RB Juwan Thompson
TE Austin Traylor
OT Elijah Wilkinson
RB Stanley Williams
ILB Kevin Snyder

Kansas City Chiefs

Here’s the list of players who were waived by the Chiefs.

DL Ricky Ali’fua
CB De’Vante Bausby
TE Orson Charles
OL Joseph Cheek
WR Gehrig Dieter
TE Gavin Escobar
K Sam Ficken
CB Jacoby Glenn
CB Trevon Hartfield
T Donald Hawkins
T Josh James
WR Seantavius Jones
WR Tevin Jones
WR Marcus Kemp
G Damien Mama
LB Justin March-Lillard
S Leon McQuay
LB Ear Okine
OL Mike Person
RB Devine Redding
LB Marcus Rush
CB Larry Scott
RB C.J. Spiller
QB Joel Stave
WR Tony Stephens
DT Maurice Swain
S Steven Terrell
DT Cam Thomas
G Andrew Tiller
WR Robert Wheelright

Los Angeles Chargers

The Chargers new kicker, Younghoe Koo, is a social media sensation right now, due to his ability to do impressive trick shots. It’ll be interesting to see how he does at the professional level this season.

Take a look below at the players waived by the Bolts.

RB Kenjon Barner
QB Kellen Clemens
TE Jeff Cumberland
S Dwight Lowery
P Toby Baker
QB Mike Mercovici
G Brett Boyko
WR Da’Ron Brown
NT Ryan Carrethers
LB Kyle Coleman
CB Michael Davis
TE Mike Estes
CB Randall Evans
C/G Barrett Gouger
WR Jamaal Jones
K Josh Lambo
WR Mitchell Paige
WR Andre Patton
WR Cameron Posey
CB Trovon Reed
DT Caraun Reid
WR Artavis Scott
CB Brandon Stewart
CB Brad Watson
TE Matt Weiser
RB Andre Williams
WR Isaiah Burse
T Tyreek Burwell
G Donavon Clark
DT Kaleb Eulls
RB Kenneth Farrow
LB Joshua Perry