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AFC West Update: NFL Teams Complete Final Roster Cuts


With the first week of regular season football less than a week away, NFL teams have officially trimmed their rosters from 75 players down to 53.

This past Saturday, the league required teams to make their final roster cuts by 1:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. The Oakland Raiders submitted their cuts on Saturday, and placed Fullback Marcel Reece on the Reserve/Suspended list.

The other teams in the AFC West also completed their roster cuts by the NFL deadline, so let's take a look at the final roster cuts from the division.


Denver Broncos

Released/Vested Veteran:

Quarterback Mark Sanchez

Running Back Ronnie Hillman

Defensive Lineman Henry Melton


Center Dillon Day

Linebacker Vontarrius Dora

Wide Receiver Mose Frazier

Offensive Tackle Lars Hanson

Defensive End Lars Koht

Linebacker Kyle Kragen

Tight End Henry Krieger-Coble

Defensive Back B.J. Lowery

Safety Ryan Murphy

Offensive Tackle Justin Murray

Guard Robert Myers Jr.

Offensive Lineman Aaron Neary

Cornerback Taurean Nixon

Linebacker Dwayne Norman

Wide Receiver Kalif Raymond

Linebacker Sadat Sulleyman

Running Back Juwan Thompson

Cornerback John Tidwell

Linebacker Eddie Yarbrough


Safety Shiloh Keo

Notable:It was presumed that eight-year veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez would become the starting quarterback in Denver, after the team traded for him. The situation didn't pan out for Sanchez, as he was cut by the team on Saturday. Sanchez wasn't on the market for long, as the Dallas Cowboys signed the signal-caller.


Kansas City Chiefs


Linebacker Tyrell Adams

Wide Receiver Da'Ron Brown

Defensive Back Deveron Carr

Defensive Back Jamell Fleming

Offensive Lineman Reid Fragel

Wide Receiver Frankie Hammond Jr.

Quarterback Kevin Hogan

Safety Jeron Johnson

Defensive Lineman David King

Linebacker Andy Mulumba

Quarterback Aaron Murray

Center Daniel Munyer

Tight End Brian Parker

Offensive Lineman Jarrod Pughsley

Safety Shak Randolph

Running Back Darrin Reaves

Linebacker Terrance Smith

Defensive Lineman Jimmy Staten

Tackle Zach Sterup


Cornerback Marcus Cooper

Wide Receiver Rod Streater

Notable:Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater is making his way back to the Bay Area after being dealt to the San Francisco 49ers. Streater was performing well in Kansas City and was assumed to make the team. It'll be interesting to see how he performs in San Francisco.


San Diego Chargers


Wide Receiver Rasheed Bailey (injured)

Quarterback Mike Bercovici

Tackle Brett Boyko

Cornerback Richard Crawford

Linebacker Ben Gardner

Running Back Gus Johnson

Defensive Tackle Kamal Johnson

Guard/Tackle Marcel Jones

Safety Adrian McDonald

Defensive Tackle Chuka Ndulue

Linebacker Shaq Petteway (injured)

Wide Receiver/Kick Returner DeAndre Reaves

Linebacker James Ross

Cornerback Larry Scott

Tight End Tim Semisch

Full Back Chris Swain

Guard Vi Teofilo

Linebacker James Vaughters

Tight End Matt Weiser

Wide Receiver Dom Williams

Cornerback Trevor Williams


Defensive Tackle Damion Square


Defensive End Joey Bosa

Notable:Due to the amount of time Bosa missed with the team during his contract negotiation, he is listed as exempt. This is a rarity that's not commonly seen, but then again his entire situation with the Chargers wasn't exactly ordinary either.

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