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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

Bowe nearly out of chances in K.C.

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
During their year and a half in Kansas City, GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley haven't exactly been known for their patience. But maybe the most egregious offender is that time span, WR Dwayne Bowe, has mostly ...

Page's status in K.C. could affect Berry

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Although a deal still appears likely, S Jarrad Page is certainly playing hard to get with the Chiefs.

K.C.'s McCluster will be more than runner

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
One of the more questioned picks of the Chiefs' draft was their early second-round selection of Ole Miss RB Dexter McCluster, especially given the club's apparent strength at the position. However, the coaching staff has plans for the rookie ...

2010 draft choices by team: Chiefs

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:22 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2010 NFL draft.

Pioli has speed, versatility on the mind in Round Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli used his two second-round picks to add speed to the Chiefs' roster in Ole Miss RB Dexter McCluster and Alabama CB Javier Arenas.

Chiefs' choice of McCluster shocks Eagles

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles were poised to draft Dexter McCluster, writes Eric Edholm, but K.C. beat them to the punch. In "Around the NFL," Edholm will be posting blog entries throughout the draft.

Chiefs realize Berry is can't-miss safety

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Teams are typically hesitant to draft a safety in the top five, but the Chiefs saw that Eric Berry was a special player worth taking that high.

Chiefs re-sign RFAs Croyle, Niswanger, O'Callaghan

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that restricted free agents QB Brodie Croyle, C Rudy Niswanger and OT Ryan O'Callaghan have signed their one-year tenders.

Chiefs ILB Johnson entering 'monumental' season

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Understandably, Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson was not thrilled with his role during the 2009 season. A former defensive leader, he rubbed the Chiefs' new regime the wrong way in training camp and was relegated to the bench for much of ...

Chiefs weighing pros, cons of drafting Berry at No. 5

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Word around Kansas City is that the Chiefs are struggling with the decision of whether or not to use their fifth overall draft pick on Tennessee S Eric Berry.

Chiefs LB Johnson, OL Ndukwe sign RFA tenders

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that ILB Derrick Johnson and OL Ikechuku Ndukwe have signed their restricted free agent tenders.

New Chief Jones not expected to knock Charles from starting perch

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs made an early splash in free agency by signing RB Thomas Jones, cut by the Jets as a cost-cutting maneuver, to bolster their shallow backfield. But contrary to its appearance, the move does not signal the end of ...

Chiefs sign ex-Colts OG Lilja

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Chiefs bolstered their offensive line on Tuesday by signing free-agent OG Ryan Lilja. The deal is reportedly for three years.

Chiefs sign C Wiegmann

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced they signed C Casey Wiegmann late Friday.

Chiefs sign ex-Cardinals WR Urban

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed free-agent WR Jerheme Urban. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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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