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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

McClain won't speak to media until Raiders sell out

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Raiders rookie MLB Rolando McClain broke his media silence on Monday, but only to make a plea for Raiders fans to fill Oakland Coliseum.

Chiefs’ RB duo an unstoppable force

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The 2010 season's best backfield tandem resides in Kansas City, which is proving again that two rushers can have ample value on one team.

Succop's FG in OT lifts Chiefs over Bills 13-10

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 177 yards on 22 carries and Ryan Succop kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired in overtime to lift the Chiefs to a 13-10 victory over the winless Bills on Sunday. 

Chiefs' Bowe quietly emerging as star

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
It might not have shown in the numbers until recently, but this has been a different year for Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe.

Chiefs sign veteran LB Simoneau

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed veteran LB Mark Simoneau on Wednesday and released DE Atiyyah Ellison.

Johnson defensive playmaker Chiefs had been missing

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Head coach Todd Haley must be happy that he finally got on the same page as ILB Derrick Johnson this offseason, because his reinsertion of Johnson into the starting lineup has ignited the Chiefs' defense.

Bowe, Chiefs’ passing game coming alive

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
It took longer than his owners had hoped, but Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe is finally starting to live up to his lofty potential.

Chiefs run all over Jags in 42-20 win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Derrick Johnson returned an interception for a score and Matt Cassel threw two touchdown passes to Dwayne Bowe leading Kansas City to a 42-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Faith in DE depth allows Chiefs to deal Magee

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
We hear that the Chiefs' reasons for shipping DE Alex Magee to Tampa Bay at the NFL trade deadline were two-fold. 

Chiefs add DT Ellison

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed DT Atiyyah Ellison to fill the roster sport left open when Kansas City traded DE Alex Magee to the Buccaneers for a 2011 draft pick.

Chiefs trade DE Magee to Bucs

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The NFL's trade deadline passed at 4 p.m. ET with just one trade occurring, the Chiefs sending DE Alex Magee to the Bucs for a 2011 draft choice.

Johnsons late TD lifts Texans past K.C.

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Andre Johnson with 28 seconds left to give Houston a stunning fourth-quarter comeback in the Texans' 35-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Moeaki already Cassel's most trusted target

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
While the Chiefs were hoping that this would finally be the season WR Dwayne Bowe became a go-to guy, it instead has been rookie TE Tony Moeaki who has emerged as the top target for QB Matt Cassel.

Passing game could prevent Chiefs from being great

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Chiefs clearly have made tremendous progress in many areas this season and have all the ingredients of a great team except one: a passing game.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

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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