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Top Gehrig Dieter News

  • Gehrig Dieter: Retires from football

    Dieter announced Wednesday via his personal Twitter account that he has retired from professional football.

    After going undrafted out of Alabama in 2017, Dieter went on to play in 10 career NFL games, all of which came with the Chiefs. He was a regular member of the team's practice squad in between his various stints on Kansas City's active roster and finishes his career with two receptions for 32 yards on five targets.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Waived by Kansas City

    Dieter was waived by Kansas City on Thursday, Matt Derrick of ChiefsDigest.com reports.

    Dieter spent the 2021 season on the Chiefs' practice squad but never appeared in a game. After signing a reserve/future contract with the team in early February, he'll be let go to make room on the roster for undrafted free agents.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Remains with Chiefs

    Dieter signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on Wednesday, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.

    Dieter was on Kansas City's practice squad for the 2021 campaign and never saw game action. The 28-year-old has appeared in 10 games in his NFL career, catching two of five targets for 32 yards.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Back on the field

    Dieter (illness) was restored to Kansas City's practice squad from the practice squad COVID-19 list Monday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Dieter was placed on the COVID-19 list Friday and was unavailable to be elevated for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh. He has yet to be active for a game this season, though he will be able to retake the field in preparation for Kansas City's final two regular-season contests.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Placed on COVID-19 list

    Dieter was placed on the Chiefs' practice squad COVID-19 list Friday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Dieter has yet to be to active for the Chiefs this season, but he has appeared in 10 games over the last three seasons for them. The Alabama product will work to get healthy and aim for another shot on the active roster before the 2021 season comes to a close.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Let go by Chiefs

    Dieter was cut by the Chiefs on Tuesday.

    Dieter appeared in four games for Kansas City last year and stuck around on a reserve/future contract, but he was unable to earn a spot on the season-opening roster. The 28-year-old has two catches for 32 yards in 10 career games.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Signs future deal

    Dieter signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    After appearing in four contests with the team during the 2020 campaign, Dieter earned himself a future deal. The receiver caught one of his two targets for 10 yards this past season and will aim to play an even bigger role in 2021.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Goes back to practice squad

    Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Dieter played seven total snaps in the divisional-round win over the Browns. The long-time Chiefs receiver could be called back up for the AFC Championship Game, and he'd serve in a similar role if that comes to fruition.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Activated from practice squad

    Dieter was elevated from the Chiefs' practice squad Saturday.

    Dieter will have the chance to suit up for his fifth performance with the team in Sunday's AFC divisional-round matchup against the Browns. The receiver's caught one of his two targets for 10 yards during his 2020 campaign.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Joins Chiefs' practice squad

    Dieter was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Dieter took the field with Kansas City four times in 2020, during which the wide receiver caught one of his two targets for 20 yards. The 27-year-old bounced back and forth between the active roster and practice squad this season, and even though he resides on the latter, he may be elevated and promoted during the Chiefs' playoff run.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Cut loose by Kansas City

    The Chiefs waived Dieter on Monday, Matt Derrick of the Chiefs Digest reports.

    Dieter suited up in four games for the Chiefs this season, logging 25 snaps on offense and catching one pass (two targets) for 10 yards. If he clears waivers, he'll likely return to the team's practice squad.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Headed back to active roster

    Dieter was promoted to the Chiefs' active roster Saturday.

    Dieter was originally reverted to the practice squad after logging 18 total snaps in Week 16, but he'll once again be available Sunday against the Chargers.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Demoted to practice squad

    Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    The 27-year-old suited up for his third appearance of the season Sunday against Atlanta, totaling two offensive snaps and 16 special-teams snaps during a 17-14 win. Dieter remains without a reception over five regular-season appearances the past two seasons as he moves back to the practice squad.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Jumps from practice squad

    The Chiefs elevated Dieter to the active roster Saturday.

    Dieter could be in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Falcons. The 27-year-old wide receiver has played in two games this year, mainly playing on special teams.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Back to practice squad

    Dieter reverted back to Kansas City's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Dieter played three offensive snaps and 12 on special teams, but he failed to produce a single stat otherwise. He has yet to haul in a pass in two contests this season.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Promoted to active roster

    Dieter was promoted to the Chiefs' active roster from the practice squad Saturday.

    Dieter will serve as an extra player for Sunday's matchup with the Raiders. The 27-year-old exclusively played special teams in his only game action this season.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Sent down to practice squad

    Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Dieter earned 15 snaps on special teams during the Chiefs' 33-31 triumph over the Panthers on Sunday, though he did not get involved on the offensive end for Kansas City's high-powered attack. Week 9 marked the Alabama product's first appearance of 2020, after he combined to play six games for the Chiefs between 2018 and 2019.

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  • Chiefs' Gehrig Dieter: Called up to active roster

    The Chiefs elevated Dieter to the active roster Saturday.

    Sammy Watkins (hamstring) will remain on the sidelines for Sunday's game versus the Panthers, so Dieter was promoted and will make his season debut. The 27-year-old wide receiver has played in six career games, recording one 22-yard reception. He'll line up as the team's No. 5 wide receiver.

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  • Gehrig Dieter: Waived by Chiefs

    Dieter was waived by the Chiefs on Saturday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.

    With plenty of depth already at wide receiver, the Chiefs elected to waive the 27-year-old undrafted free agent. Expect Dieter to be considered for the team's practice squad should he pass through waivers.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 208 lbs
Birthplace: South Bend, IN
Age: 29
School: Alabama
Experience: 2