Chiefs sign LB Devan Walker; DB Steve Gregory retires

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The Chiefs on Saturday signed linebacker Devan Walker.

Walker, who measures 6-3, 240 pounds, originally entered the league in 2013 as an undrafted free agent out of Southeastern Louisiana with the San Diego Chargers.

Walker notched 168 career tackles and 15 sacks at Southeastern Louisiana. The Chargers waived Walker with a knee injury in August.

The Chiefs waived outside linebacker Dezman Moses to make room for Walker. Moses missed the last two practices before Thursday’s preseason opener with an elbow injury.

The Chiefs claimed Moses off waivers from the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 1, 2013. He appeared in 13 games.

Gregory retires

Defensive back Steve Gregory, who signed with the Chiefs on July 31, has retired, according to his agent, David Canter, on Twitter.

Gregory’s statement, which Canter posted as a photo, reads in full:

Gregory, 31, ends an eight-year career after playing with the San Diego Chargers (2006-11) and New England Patriots (2012-13).

He originally entered the league in 2006 as an undrafted free agent out of Syracuse with the Chargers.

Gregory is the second player to retire from the Chiefs during training camp. Tight end Sean McGrath retired shortly after reporting for training camp.

With Gregory’s retirement, the Chiefs have Eric Berry, Jerron McMillian and Daniel Sorensen at strong safety. The Chiefs previously listed Gregory fourth on the initial depth chart at strong safety. Filling the free safety position are Husain Abdullah, Malcolm Bronson and Sanders Commings, who recently underwent ankle surgery.

The Chiefs did not have an official comment on Gregory’s retirement.

UPDATE: The Chiefs have confirmed Gregory’s retirement.