Chiefs elevate TE Gordon from practice squad

The Sports Xchange
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The Kansas City Chiefs signed tight end Richard Gordon from their practice squad and placed tight end Dominique Jones on the reserve/non-football illness list, the team announced Wednesday.
The Chiefs also signed wide receiver Fred Williams and tight end Jake Byrne to the practice squad, released wide receiver Jheranie Boyd and put tight end Demetrius Harris on IR.
Gordon played in 27 games and started two in 2011 and 2012 with the Oakland Raiders. He had three receptions for 11 yards and one touchdown with the Raiders, who released him before the start of the 2013 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Gordon on Oct. 15 and released him on Dec. 7.
Jones started three games the past two seasons for the Indianapolis Colts and the Chiefs. He signed with the Chiefs' practice squad on Oct. 30 and was elevated to the active roster on Dec. 7. He has three career receptions for 42 yards.

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