Chiefs announce roster moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs on Wednesday made roster moves.

The team signed tight end Richard Gordon to the active roster, and added wide receiver Fred Williams and tight end Jake Byrne to the practice squad.

The moves come a day after the Chiefs placed tight end Dominique Jones on the reserve/non-football injury list and releasing of wide receiver Jheranie Boyd.

Gordon previously played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders. Listed at 6-4, 265 pounds, Gordon originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick (181st overall) of the Raiders in the 2011 NFL Draft. He has two career starts with three catches for 11 yards and a touchdown, all with the Raiders.

The Raiders released Gordon before the start of the 2013 regular season, and the Steelers signed him on Oct. 13 before releasing him on Dec. 7.

Williams spent two seasons in arena football, while Byrne entered the league in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out Wisconsin with the New Orleans Saints.

Byrne spent the 2012 season with the Houston Texans, and then split time with the Texans and San Diego Chargers before Wednesday’s signing with the Chiefs.

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