Chiefs waive CB Shaquille Richardson

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs waived cornerback Shaquille Richardson with a “failure to disclose physical condition” designation, according to Tuesday’s NFL Transaction report.

The Chiefs announced the transaction on Twitter hours before the transactions report was released, but didn’t include the designation in the tweet.

The nature of Richardson’s physical condition prompting the move is unknown.

Richardson’s waiving comes a few months after the Chiefs signed Richardson to a one-year, $435,000 deal on Feb. 13.

The Chiefs currently have cornerbacks Sean Smith, Jamell Fleming, Phillip Gaines, Marcus Cooper, Aaron Hester and Deji Olatoye on the roster ahead of the NFL Draft.

The 6-0, 194-pound Richardson originally entered the league in 2014 out of Arizona as a fifth-round pick (157th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Pittsburgh waived Richardson before signing him to the practice squad, where he ended up on the practice squad/injured reserve list in October with an unspecified injury. Pittsburgh and Richardson reached an injury settlement in November.