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Chiefs sign WR Wright, LS Purdum

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed wide receiver Rodney Wright and long snapper Tanner Purdum.

Wright, as a seventh-round draft pick of Buffalo in 2002, spent portions of the 2002 and 2003 seasons on the Bills' practice squad. He played four seasons with the San Jose Sabercats (2005-08) of the Arena Football League, where Wright caught 292 passes for 3,229 yards and 42 TDs to go with five TDs rushing and 113 kickoff returns for 2,450 yards and four scores.

Purdum was a 4-year letterman as a long snapper and quarterback at Baker University (2004-07) in Baldwin City, Kansas. He served as a graduate assistant with the Wildcats in 2008, working with the wide receivers.

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