Linebacker from the Chiefs’ roster is stolen by a Super Bowl contender.
The defending AFC champions had a player plucked off their practice squad before of their Week 9 matchup against the Green Bay Packers.
According to the NFL transaction wire, the Los Angeles Rams signed linebacker Christian Rozeboom from the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squad.
From the #Chiefs practice squad, the Rams added LB Christian Rozeboom to their active roster.
November 3, 2021 — Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71)
Rozeboom was promoted to the 53-man roster for one game this season, the loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 7. According to Pro Football Reference, Rozeboom was relegated to a special teams role in the game, playing only 10 snaps. Rozeboom played with the Rams this summer until being waived on August 31. He was promoted to the Chiefs’ practice squad on September 3. Los Angeles’ decision to bring him back is largely due to his familiarity with the team.
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On Wednesday, November 3, Kansas City was also actively shopping around the tight end market. Tight ends Connor Davis, Nakia Griffin-Stewart, and Pro Wells were all worked out. According to the transaction wire, Griffin-Stewart had the best workout and was signed to the practice squad.
Kansas City has also employed practice squad protection on quarterback Shane Buechele for the third week in a row.
Three key takeaways from the NFL’s official transaction report for the #Chiefs:
— The Los Angeles Rams sign LB Christian Rozeboom, a member of the Kansas City practice squad, has been signed by the Chiefs. The Chiefs have added Nakia Griffin-Stewart to their practice squad. QB Shane Buechele is a professional basketball player.
November 3, 2021 — Pete Sweeney (@pgsween)
The Packers are scrambling ahead of their game against the Chiefs.
The Green Bay Packers are trying to find quarterback help in the aftermath of Aaron Rodgers’ positive COVID-19 test, which has ruled him out of the team’s Week 9 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, as originally reported by NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.
Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur claimed it would be “all hands on deck” in terms of a backup quarterback during his news conference following Rodgers’ positive test on Wednesday, November 3, before asking a reporter, “Can… Nokia News – Quick Recap