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Chiefs let running back Cyrus Gray go in what coach Andy Reid calls a 'football decision'


ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — The Chiefs have released running back , who tore his ACL last November, in what coach described Wednesday as a "football decision."

The former sixth-round pick ran for 99 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was also a valuable special teams player. His departure leaves , , , , and among running backs on the roster.

While 's return from cancer treatment dominated the first day of training camp, there was some other injury news. Wide receiver strained his knee during the workout, and linebacker was placed on the non-football injury list with a back strain.

Quarterback worked out with the trainers. He's returning from an ACL injury.


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