Chiefs ship DT Tyler to Panthers

The Chiefs’ Web site reports that the team has traded DT Tank Tyler to the Panthers for an undisclosed 2010 draft pick.

The Panthers have searched for defensive tackle help all season after Maake Kemoeatu and Louis Leonard both suffered season-ending injuries.. The team picked up Hollis Thomas off waivers two weeks ago, and he has two tackles in two games.

Tyler, a third-year pro, started all 16 games for the Chiefs last season, and he has played in all six games thus far in 2009. He has 74 tackles and no sacks in his NFL career.

NFL teams have until 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday to complete trades.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by WordPress.com VIP | Subscribe (RSS)