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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

Rookies holding own in K.C. secondary

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 8:47 a.m. ET
Stopping the pass hasn't exactly been the strength of the Chiefs' defense, but don't blame the rookies, like SS Eric Berry, for the team's occasional lapses in the secondary.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Arrowhead advantage could take Chiefs a long way

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
If the Chiefs could play all of their games at home, they very well could be a front-runner to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl.

Bowe's two TDs lead Chiefs past Cards

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Dwayne Bowe caught two touchdown passes, giving him a team-record six straight games with at least one score, and Kansas City remained unbeaten at home Sunday with a 31-13 victory over the fading Cardinals.

Chiefs go back to training-camp mentality after skid

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Good fundamentals was one of the main reasons the Chiefs looked like a potential playoff team during their 5-2 start, but they have reverted back to some bad habits in recent weeks.

Chiefs re-sign LB Anderson, place Simoneau on I.R.

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed LB Charlie Anderson and placed LB Mark Simoneau on injured reserve.

Haley, Chiefs not yet ready to be serious contenders

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
After starting off 5-2 and looking like maybe the league's most improved team, the Chiefs appeared ready to seize the AFC West. But two games later, Kansas City is in dangerous territory.

Bowe emerging as fantasy’s hottest wide receiver

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles was the Chief everyone expected to be a fantasy stud this season, but it has been Dwayne Bowe who has instead taken the fantasy world by storm.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Haley's motivation major reason for Johnson's breakout

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Derrick Johnson might not have gotten off on the best foot with Todd Haley, but the Chiefs' head coach may be a major reason why Johnson is the owner of a new five-year contract reportedly worth up to $34 million.

Chiefs done in by special teams in defeat

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
What was previously one of the Chiefs' strengths became the primary reason they lost a critical division game to the Raiders on Sunday.

Report: Chiefs, Johnson agree to extension

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has agreed to a contract extension with the team, expected to be for five years for a little more than $34 million, with $15 million guaranteed. The news was first reported by FOX Sports' Adam Caplan.

Janikowski's clutch FGs give Raiders win

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading ...

Chiefs CB Flowers forcing QBs to throw elsewhere

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
While his first two seasons were nice, Year Three has been the charm for Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers.

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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