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Zac Diles

Zac Diles - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 06/11/1985
Birthplace Abilene, TX
College Kansas State
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 7th round, 8th pick by Texans

Fitzgerald among four named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Pioli takes K.C. from worst to first

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
For laying the groundwork that enabled the Chiefs to improve from 4-12 in 2009 to 10-6 this season, Kansas City GM Scott Pioli has won the PFW/PFWA NFL Executive of the Year award.

Chiefs name Donovan new team president

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Marc Donovan has been named the new team president of the Chiefs. The move was announced Thursday by team chairman and CEO Clark Hunt.

Pioli knows staying atop division won't be easy

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs just completed a campaign in which they went 10-6 and won the AFC West, but GM Scott Pioli is not taking anything for granted in 2011.

Chiefs add LB Bakhtiari

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed LB Eric Bakhtiari.

Chiefs sign eight to future roster

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed eight players to their future roster.

Chiefs in serious need of ORT overhaul

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
With their season coming to an abrupt end after getting throttled by the Ravens in their playoff opener, the Chiefs can now look ahead to areas they need to upgrade this offseason, including right tackle, where Barry Richardson started this ...

Blowout loss shows Chiefs far from title contenders

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
  The Chiefs had a chance to really make a statement on Sunday. Instead, they did exactly what many Chiefs teams before them had done: lost in the their playoff opener.  

Flacco, Ravens' 'D' too much for Chiefs

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes and playoff-savvy Baltimore forced five turnovers to beat the youthful Kansas City Chiefs 30-7 in the NFL playoffs on Sunday.

Ravens-Chiefs fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
RB Ray Rice will be the Ravens' offensive centerpiece when they travel to Kansas City, which also will be looking to pound the ball on the ground.

Diminishing role forced Weis to move on

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
While offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and head coach Todd Haley weren't at each other's throats in Kansas City, we hear that their relationship did have something to do with Weis deciding to leave for the University of Florida.

Chiefs WR Bowe misses practice with illness

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe missed practice Wednesday and was listed on the injury report as having an illness.

Chiefs sign WR Curtis, place FS Washington on I.R.

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent WR Kevin Curtis and placed FS Donald Washington on injured reserve.

Chiefs playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Chiefs as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Chiefs must regain focus after Weis departure

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Instead of playing like a team rounding into form as it enters the playoffs, the Chiefs looked more like a bunch of guys hung over from spending the entire week celebrating an AFC West championship.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 15, 2013
The Chiefs have signed former Titans LB Diles.||||||| Diles, who played at Kansas State, to help shore up the linebacker position.
Posted April 12, 2013
The Chiefs signed Diles on Friday. Diles has spent six seasons in the NFL after he was drafted in the seventh round by the Houston Texans. He has appeared in 67 games with 31 starts for the Texans, Colts, Buccaneers and Titans, making 223 tackles with a sack and an interception.||||||| Diles appeared in all 24 games in two seasons for the Wildcats. He began his college career at Fresno City College, where he started 22 games over two seasons.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012
Diles was placed on IR on Wednesday.||||||| Diles broke his right leg in last week's 35-34 win over Buffalo in his first start this season.
Posted Oct. 21, 2012
Diles' status is uncertain after he hurt his right ankle and was carted off from the sideline during a 35-34 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.||||||| Coach Mike Munchak had no immediate update on the severity of Diles' injury. Munchak would only say that Diles' injury initially appeared to be more serious than an injury sustained by reserve linebacker Patrick Bailey, who hurt his chest while covering a kickoff in the third quarter. Diles was starting in place of Colin McCarthy, who missed his fourth game with an ankle injury.
Posted May 01, 2012
The Titans have signed Diles.||||||| Diles is a five-year veteran who played 11 games with Tampa Bay and Indianapolis last season. He started his career in Houston, where he played 50 games over four seasons, and he had his best year in 2009 when he started 12 games with 45 tackles and two forced fumbles.

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