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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

Hart, Colts knock Chiefs from unbeaten ranks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Mike Hart scored in relief of the injured Joseph Addai to give Indianapolis a 19-9 victory over previously unbeaten Kansas City.

ILB Belcher makes strides in Crennel's system

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
A relative unknown as an undrafted free agent coming out of Maine in 2009, Jovan Belcher hasn't taken long to become of one the Chiefs' top defensive playmakers.

Chiefs following in Patriots' footsteps

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:27 a.m. ET
While it's way too early to anoint them as bona fide playoff contenders, the Chiefs are definitely on the rise, courtesy of GM Scott Pioli and their New England Patriots pedigree.

Jackson not certain to regain DE job

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Although Tyson Jackson has returned to practice following a knee injury, there's no guarantee that the 2009 No. 3 overall pick will win back his starting DE spot, according to AFC West Whispers.

O-line the Chiefs' unsung heroes

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 9:14 a.m. ET
It has taken a team effort for the Chiefs to shockingly jump out to a 3-0 start, but the unsung heroes of the team's league-best running game have been the offensive linemen.

Chiefs try out trio of linebackers

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
LBs Larry Izzo, Mark Simoneau and Chris McCoy all were in Kansas City for a tryout on Thursday.

Report: Weis has emergency gall-bladder surgery

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis had emergency gall-bladder surgery Monday morning, his agent told the Kansas City Star.

Chiefs destroy 49ers behind top-ranked rushing attack

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers are known for their stout run defense, but the interior of their "D" was no match for the Chiefs' running game on Sunday.

Cassel throws 3 TD passes, Chiefs beat 49ers 31-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel's three touchdown passes included a trick play that caught San Francisco completely flat-footed and the surprising Kansas City Chiefs remained unbeaten Sunday with a 31-10 rout of the hapless, winless 49ers.

WR play an issue for Chiefs yet again

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
While QB Matt Cassel is certainly at fault for much of the Chiefs' early-season passing woes, all the blame doesn't belong on his shoulders.

Crennel has Chiefs' 'D' excelling

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
While an offense that was expected to be significantly better has lagged behind, Kansas City's defense, led by coordinator Romeo Crennel, has outperformed all preseason projections.

Charles falls behind Jones in K.C. backfield

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
After Jamaal Charles tore up the league during the stretch run of '09, most owners expected him to be a fantasy force for the entirety of 2010. But thus far, he has taken a backseat to Thomas Jones in the ...

Chiefs improve to 2-0 with win over Browns

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Ryan Soccup kicked three field goals and Kansas City converted a late fourth-down gamble by coach Todd Haley for a 16-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Chiefs down two starters vs. Browns

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DLE Tyson Jackson and ORT Ryan O'Callaghan will both miss Kansas City's Week Two game with injuries.

Dorsey, 'D' key to Chiefs' resurgence

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
After sputtering to a 4-12 record last season, the Chiefs looked like a different team in Week One, upending the favored Chargers in raucous Arrowhead Stadium.

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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