Colbert Comes to Kansas City

Published 08/11 2011 12:03AM

Updated 08/11 2011 12:18AM

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has been awarded K Todd Carter via a waiver claim from St. Louis. The club has also signed free agent WR Keary Colbert.

Carter (6-1, 190) has played in one game with Carolina (2010). He entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Carolina in 2010. Carter converted 27 of 41 field goal attempts and 173 of 189 PATs for 254 points during his collegiate career at Grand Valley State.

Colbert (6-1, 205)
has played in 68 games (49 starts) with Carolina (2004-07), Denver (2008), Seattle (2008) and Detroit (2008). He has caught 121 passes for 1,540 yards (12.7 avg.) with eight touchdowns. He entered the NFL as a second-round draft choice (62nd overall) of Carolina in 2004.

Colbert caught a school-record 207 passes for 2,964 yards at Southern California. He totaled 65 receptions for 1,520 yards with 24 TDs his final two seasons at Hueneme High School in Oxnard, Calif.

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