Undrafted Division II RB tweets highlights to Chiefs, gets signed
It was worth a shot, and now he'll get a shot.
It just so happened that on Thursday, one day before veterans report to Chiefs camp, rookie tailback Keshawn Hill -- the only healthy running back on the field for Kansas City -- went down with a hamstring injury.
According to the Kansas City Star, the lack of bodies resulted in quarterbacks Chase Daniel and Aaron Murray taking some snaps at running back during practice, "something Daniel enjoyed a great deal, but obviously wasn't sustainable."
So now this:
But the 5-foot-11, 195-pound Taylor will apparently get a shot and a lot more eyes on him that he would living only on YouTube, which could lead to another NFL opportunity if he can't crack the Chiefs roster.
The #Chiefs have signed LaVance Taylor, RB, Central Missouri.— Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 31, 2015