Canadian DL Stefan Charles signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Canadian defensive lineman Stefan Charles has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Charles had been working out for NFL teams since being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars among the team’s final cuts before the 2017 regular season. He joins the Chiefs 53-man roster and can play in the post-season, Kansas City plays Tennesse on Saturday in the AFC Wild Card round.

The 29-year-old worked out for the Giants, 49ers, Jets, Bears and Patriots. Charles has played in 49 NFL games making 60 tackles and recording five sacks over four seasons with the Bills and Lions.

Charles was drafted by Edmonton in the second round, 10th overall by the Eskimos during the 2013 CFL draft. He played university football for the Regina Rams.

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2 Comments on Canadian DL Stefan Charles signs with Kansas City Chiefs

  1. One lucky son of a gun to land with the Chiefs at this time of the year on the 53 man roster. If the Chiefs go deep into the playoffs or win the big one Charles will get a very nice short term payoff being on that roster.

  2. Footballnut // January 4, 2018 at 11:30 am //

    Very lucky indeed but good for him for sticking it out

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