Chiefs trim 11 players ahead of first roster deadline
Wide receiver Weston Dressler (right) was among the Chiefs' roster cuts Monday.
Todd Weddle / AP
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have waived 11 players and placed safety Sanders Commings on injured reserve as they pare down their roster before the first deadline.
The Chiefs have 78 players on their active roster. They need to have 75 by Tuesday afternoon.
Wide receiver Weston Dressler, a star in the CFL, was among the first round of cuts. Also waived were wide receivers Darryl Surgent, Jerrell Jackson and Deon Anthony; defensive backs Jerron McMillian, Brandon Jones and Vernon Kearney; defensive lineman Jairus Campbell; offensive lineman Otis Hudson and tight end Adam Schiltz.
The Chiefs play Green Bay on Thursday night in their final preseason game. The roster must then be trimmed to 53 players by Saturday afternoon.