Chiefs release 11 players

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The teams of the deadline-driven NFL continue to drive toward Tuesday’s 75-man roster limit well in advance of the last minute for doing so.

The Chiefs have announced that 11 players have been released.  Gone are receiver Deon Anthony, defensive lineman Jairus Campbell, defensive tackle Jermelle Cudjo, receiver Weston Dressler, guard Otis Hudson, receiver Jerrell Jackson, cornerback Brandon Jones, cornerback Vernon Kearney, safety Jerron McMillian, tight end Adam Schlitz, and receiver Darryl Surgent.  Also, safety Sanders Commings, a fifth-round pick in 2013, has been placed on injured reserve.

The Chiefs are now at 78 players.  They have to make three more roster moves by 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, and another 22 by Saturday.