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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

Chargers gain ground by dominating Chiefs

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Malcom Floyd and the Chargers remained alive in the AFC West race with a 31-0 win Sunday over the division-leading Kansas City Chiefs, who went nowhere without quarterback Matt Cassel.

Charles, Chiefs agree to extension

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs have agreed on a five-year, $32.5 million contract extension with $13 million guaranteed, according to NFL.com.

Cassel does not practice Friday, listed as doubtful

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Chargers, meaning backup Brodie Croyle will likely start.

A method to Haley's fourth-down madness

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
Unlike many head coaches in the NFL, the Chiefs' Todd Haley has not been shy about going for it on fourth down. However, it's more than a gut feeling driving his decisions.

Chiefs QB Cassel undergoes appendectomy

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced that QB Matt Cassel underwent an appendectomy on Wednesday.

Chiefs finding new ways to win, getting help out West

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Pass defense had been the Achilles' heel of the Chiefs' defense this season, as opponents had been able to pile up yardage and make big plays against them through the air. That's what makes Sunday's events all the ...

Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Chiefs maintain AFC West lead, top Broncos

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 116 yards and Matt Cassel threw a 3-yard pass to Leonard Pope for the only touchdown, leading Kansas City to a ragged 10-6 victory over Denver on Sunday.

Report: Chiefs filed tampering charges against Lions

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have filed tampering charges with the NFL against the Lions, according to a report by Fox Sports reporter Alex Marvez.

Smarter Cassel exceeding K.C.'s expectations

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Considering that the Chiefs only expect QB Matt Cassel to be a game manager, they are more than happy with his play throughout the 2010 season.

Chiefs sign CB Richardson

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Wednesday that they have signed CB Mike Richardson and released LB Justin Cole.

Report: Chiefs extend LS Gafford

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed LS Thomas Gafford to a contract extension, according to the Kansas City Star. Terms of the deal were not available.

Bowe knows the endzone

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
How much can a player improve in one offseason? Just ask Dwayne Bowe, who has gone from being a perennial fantasy dog to one of the most effective receivers in the league in only one season.

Bowe hauls in three TDs in Chiefs win

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes to Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles rushed for 173 yards and the Chiefs remained on top of the AFC West with a 42-24 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Chiefs' O-line struggles in short-yardage situations

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
The lack of size among the Chiefs' offensive linemen is haunting the team when it has a short-yardage situation, according to AFC West Whispers.

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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