Chiefs sign LB Tyrell Adams to practice squad, reach injury settlement with TE Richard Gordon

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Monday’s NFL Transaction report showed the Chiefs made three roster moves.

The Chiefs signed rookie linebacker Tyrell Adams to the practice squad, according to the personnel notice.

Aug. 21, 2015; Kansas City, MO; Seattle Seahawks linebacker Tyrell Adams (53) attempts to tackle Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley (17) during a preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Aug. 21, 2015; Kansas City, MO; Seattle Seahawks linebacker Tyrell Adams (53) attempts to tackle Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley (17) during a preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

The 6-2, 228-pound Adams entered the league in May as an undrafted free agent out of West Georgia with the Seattle Seahawks.

He signed a contract with Seattle after a successful tryout in rookie minicamp, and recorded three solo tackles against the Chiefs during the second preseason game.

Adams finished his college career appearing in 44 games, totaling 220 tackles, three sacks and four interceptions. He earned first-team All-Gulf South Conference honors in 2013 and was a first-team All-American USA College Football selction in 2014.

To make room on the practice squad, the Chiefs waived rookie tight end Ross Travis, according to the report.

The Chiefs now have Adams, rookie wide receiver Da’Ron Brown, defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo, rookie offensive lineman Laurence Gibson, cornerback Jeremy Harris, rookie defensive end David Irving, rookie center Daniel Munyer, offensive lineman Jarrod Pughsley, fullback Spencer Ware and wide receiver Fred Williams on the practice squad.

The final move surrounded the release of tight end Richard Gordon as a vested veteran.

Gordon began the season on injured reserve after suffering an ankle injury in the preseason finale, but the Chiefs and Gordon reached an injury settlement, per the report.

The 6-4, 265-pound Gordon spent time with the Chiefs in 2013, 2014 and the past offseason. He originally entered the NFL in 2011 as a sixth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders.

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Herbie Teope is the lead Chiefs beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com and The Topeka Capital-Journal. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @HerbieTeope.

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