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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

Quinn to join Weis in leaving NFL for Gators

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Seahawks defensive line coach Dan Quinn will leave the team and become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida, joining Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis in Gainesville next season.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Raiders finish undefeated vs. AFC West

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Michael Bush rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown and the short-handed Raiders beat playoff-bound Kansas City 31-10 Sunday to gain a unique NFL distinction.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Report: Weis leaving Chiefs; McDaniels targeted?

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis has agreed to join the University of Florida's coaching staff as offensive coordinator, The Associated Press reported late Saturday. An official announcement is expected Monday.

Pro Bowl nod further proof of Charles bargain

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Now that he has made his first Pro Bowl, it has become even more obvious what kind of bargain the Chiefs got with RB Jamaal Charles' contract extension.

Bowe concludes dizzying fantasy season with a bang

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Dwayne Bowe owners were forced to ride a rollercoaster of emotions this season as their guy was all over the map. In the end, though, everything turned out OK.

Cassel, Chiefs roll past Titans 34-14

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes and Eric Berry returned an interception 54 yards for another score and Kansas City romped past Tennessee 34-14 Sunday.

Gilberry rare D-line delight for Chiefs

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
When assessing the Chiefs' weak spots this season, the defensive line certainly would rank near the top. The unit has underachieved for most of 2010, and lately it has shown in the opponents' rushing numbers. However, the team might have ...

Cassel shows true grit in leading Chiefs to key victory

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
  Fully recovering from an emergency appendectomy can take up to a month, but Matt Cassel knew he didn't have that kind of time. So he gutted it out at St. Louis to lead his team to victory.  

Week 15 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Eagles QB Michael VIck, Chiefs DE Wallace Gilberry and Eagles WR-RS DeSean Jackson as its Players of the Week.

Cassel return to help Chiefs top Rams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel went the distance only 11 days after an emergency appendectomy, leading the way in a 27-13 victory over the suddenly sagging St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Cassel active, but still may be backup

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is active for the team's game Sunday vs. St. Louis, but it is unknown if he or Brodie Croyle will start.

Drop-off in play of Chiefs LB Johnson

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Since he signed a contract extension in early November, Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has had a noticeable decline in production, according to AFC West Whispers.

Finding new backup QB necessary after Croyle debacle

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:30 p.m. ET
Signs pointed to QB Brodie Croyle re-signing with the Chiefs when he hit free agency this offseason — until he started the Week 14 game.

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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