WR Kennison to retire as a Chief

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Chiefs announced on Monday that WR Eddie Kennison signed a contract with the club in order to retire as a member of the team.

"I am honored and humbled to officially conclude my NFL playing career as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs," Kennison said. "My family is extremely grateful to the Hunt family, Scott Pioli and the Chiefs' organization for making this moment possible. Kansas City has a special place in our hearts, and has truly become our home. I feel very blessed to have been extended the opportunity to retire as a member the Chiefs." 

Kennison played in 91 games (85 starts) during his seven-year career with the Chiefs from 2001-07, catching 321 passes for 5,230 yards with 25 TDs. He produced 17 career 100-yard receiving games with the Chiefs, the fourth-highest total in team history.

He saw action in 179 games (153 starts) during his 13-year NFL career with the Rams (1996-98, 2008), Saints ('99), Bears (2000), Broncos (2001) and Chiefs (2001-07). He totaled 548 receptions for 8,345 yards with 42 TDs.

 

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