Chiefs claim Brock Vereen on waivers

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It’s been a strange week for safety Brock Vereen.

Placed on the reserve-retired list on Monday by the Patriots and then released from the reserve-retired list on Tuesday, the Chiefs claimed Vereen on waivers on Wednesday.

A fourth-round pick of the Bears in 2014, Vereen has spent time with the Vikings as well after being waived a year ago by Chicago. He appeared in all 16 games as a rookie with four starts and three games with the Bears in 2015.

Last week, Vereen played in New England’s preseason opener against the Saints.