|Ht / Wt:||6'3" / 249 lb.|
|Drafted:||2018 / UDFA|
Yelder was promoted to the Chiefs' 53-man roster from the practice squad Tuesday.
Analysis: The undrafted rookie tight end latched on with Kansas City's practice squad after he was cut by the Saints in the preseason. Yelder worked hard enough to earn a promotion, and could see a role primarily on special teams and provide depth at tight end for the Chiefs.
Yelder was waived by the Saints on Friday, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.
Analysis: Yelder inked a deal with the Saints after going undrafted in April. The rookie was hopeful to earn a role aiding special teams and providing depth at tight end. However, he will now be forced to look for a new opportunity unless New Orleans opt to bring him back on its practice squad.
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