Chiefs put Allen Bailey on IR, sign Leon Williams

The Chiefs have placed defensive lineman Allen Bailey on injured

reserve with an ankle injury and signed linebacker Leon Williams to

fill his place on the roster.

Bailey was hurt in last Sunday’s win over Carolina. Chiefs coach

Romeo Crennel said that team doctors determined he would miss about

four weeks, essentially keeping him out through the end of the


Williams was with the Chiefs during training camp before being


The Chiefs are dealing with numerous injuries heading in to

Sunday’s game at Cleveland. Center Ryan Lilja, safety Abe Elam,

linebacker Derrick Johnson and cornerback Brandon Flowers were not

practicing Thursday, while safeties Kendrick Lewis and Eric Berry,

linebacker Tamba Hali and left tackle Branden Albert were