And then there were 80: Chiefs cut roster after preseason week 2


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We are another week closer to the start of the regular season which means more players will be cut around the NFL as teams chisel down to the 53-man roster for the regular season.

NFL teams are required to cut 5 players this week by Tuesday, August 24, to get the roster down to 80 players ahead of the third preseason game.

Defensive End Taco Charlton – Released
Defensive Back Will Parks – Released
Guard Bryan Witzmann – Released
Linebacker Riley Cole – Waived
Quarterback Anthony Gordon – Waived

#ChiefsKindom Thank you for embracing me 🤞🏿 – 🌮

— Taco Charlton (@TheSupremeTaco) August 23, 2021

The final deadline to cut down to 53 players is on August 31 following the third preseason game.

We have released the following players:
DE Taco Charlton
DB Will Parks
G Bryan Witzmann

We waived the following players:
LB Riley Cole
QB Anthony Gordon

— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) August 23, 2021

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