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Gehrig Dieter

Kansas City Chiefs
Wide Receiver #4
Kansas City Chiefs
Wide Receiver #4

Gehrig Dieter News

Let go by Chiefs

Dieter was cut by the Chiefs on Tuesday.

Analysis: Dieter appeared in four games for Kansas City last year and stuck around on a reserve/future contract, but he was unable to earn a spot on the season-opening roster. The 28-year-old has two catches for 32 yards in 10 career games.

Aug 31, 2021 2:16 PM EST


Signs future deal

Dieter signed a reserve/future deal with the Chiefs on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: After appearing in four contests with the team during the 2020 campaign, Dieter earned himself a future deal. The receiver caught one of his two targets for 10 yards this past season and will aim to see even more targets in the upcoming year.

Feb 12, 2021 2:45 PM EST



Goes back to practice squad

Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Dieter played seven total snaps in the divisional-round win over the Browns. The longtime Chiefs receiver could be called back up for the AFC Championship Game, and he'd serve in a similar role if that comes to fruition.

Jan 19, 2021 1:55 PM EST


Activated from practice squad

Dieter was elevated from the Chiefs' practice squad Saturday.

Analysis: Dieter will have the chance to suit up for his fifth performance with the team in Sunday's AFC divisional-round matchup against the Browns. The receiver's caught one of his two targets for 10 yards during his 2020 campaign.

Jan 16, 2021 12:57 PM EST


Joins Chiefs' practice squad

Dieter was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad Wednesday.

Analysis: Dieter took the field with Kansas City for a total of four times this season. Throughout his four performances, the receiver caught one of his two targets for 20 yards. While the 27-year-old was frequently bounced back and forth from the active roster this year, he currently remains as part of the teams' practice squad.

Jan 13, 2021 3:55 PM EST



Cut loose by Kansas City

The Chiefs waived Dieter on Monday, Matt Derrick of the Chiefs Digest reports.

Analysis: Dieter suited up in four games for the Chiefs this season, logging 25 snaps on offense and catching one pass (two targets) for 10 yards. If he clears waivers, he'll likely return to the team's practice squad.

Jan 11, 2021 2:48 PM EST


Headed back to active roster

Dieter was promoted to the Chiefs' active roster Saturday.

Analysis: Dieter was originally reverted to the practice squad after logging 18 total snaps in Week 16, but he'll once again be available Sunday against the Chargers.

Jan 2, 2021 2:28 PM EST


Demoted to practice squad

Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: The 27-year-old suited up for his third appearance of the season Sunday against Atlanta, totaling two offensive snaps and 16 special-teams snaps during a 17-14 win. Dieter remains without a reception over five regular-season appearances the past two seasons as he moves back to the practice squad.

Dec 28, 2020 4:49 PM EST


Jumps from practice squad

The Chiefs elevated Dieter to the active roster Saturday.

Analysis: Dieter could be in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Falcons. The 27-year-old wide receiver has played in two games this year, mainly playing on special teams.

Dec 26, 2020 1:23 PM EST


Back to practice squad

Dieter reverted back to Kansas City's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Dieter played three offensive snaps and 12 on special teams, but he failed to produce a single stat. He has yet to haul in a pass in two contests this season.

Nov 23, 2020 8:29 PM EST


Promoted to active roster

Dieter was promoted to the Chiefs' active roster from the practice squad Saturday.

Analysis: Dieter will serve as an extra player for Sunday's matchup with the Raiders. The 27-year-old exclusively played special teams in his only game action this season.

Nov 21, 2020 6:42 PM EST


Sent down to practice squad

Dieter reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Dieter earned 15 snaps on special teams during the Chiefs' 33-31 triumph over the Panthers on Sunday, though he did not get involved on the offensive end for Kansas City's high-powered attack. Week 9 marked the Alabama product's first appearance of 2020, after he combined to play six games for the Chiefs between 2018 and 2019.

Nov 9, 2020 6:25 PM EST


Called up to active roster

The Chiefs elevated Dieter to the active roster Saturday.

Analysis: Sammy Watkins (hamstring) will remain on the sidelines for Sunday's game versus the Panthers, so Dieter was promoted and will make his season debut. The 27-year-old wide receiver has played in six career games, recording one 22-yard reception. He'll line up as the team's No. 5 wide receiver.

Nov 7, 2020 5:42 PM EST


Waived by Chiefs

Dieter was waived by the Chiefs on Saturday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.

Analysis: With plenty of depth already at wide receiver, the Chiefs elected to waive the 27-year-old undrafted free agent. Expect Dieter to be considered for the team's practice squad should he pass through waivers.

Sep 5, 2020 9:41 AM EST


Back in action Friday

Dieter (groin) returned to practice Friday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.

Analysis: This was Dieter's first time in pads since Monday. The 27-year-old wide receiver suited up in two games for the Chiefs in 2019 and was cut by the team twice in a one month span during the season. He'll be on the roster bubble again this year.

Aug 28, 2020 3:24 PM EST


Departs practice Monday

Dieter left practice early Monday due to a groin injury, Matt McMullen of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Analysis: Competing for one of the final wideout spots on the Chiefs' roster, a long-term absence at this stage would be a blow to Dieter's chances of securing one of the 53. There is no word yet as to the expected length of his absence.

Aug 24, 2020 2:58 PM EST


Re-signs with Chiefs

Dieter signed a contract with the Chiefs on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Dieter has spent the last two seasons bumping between Kansas City's active roster and practice squad, and he'll now benefit from another offseason to develop in the team's system. He appeared in two regular-season games with the Chiefs in 2019 but was held without a target.

Feb 11, 2020 1:55 PM EST


Rejoins practice squad

The Chiefs signed Dieter to the practice squad Thursday.

Analysis: Deiter has periodically jumped between Kansas City's active roster and practice squad for two seasons. He'll wait in the wings for another special-teams role to open up with the team.

Dec 5, 2019 8:44 AM EST


Let go by Chiefs

The Chiefs waived Dieter on Tuesday, per the league's official transactions log.

Analysis: Dieter joined Kansas City's 53-man roster Nov. 18. He appeared in two games with the team but was not targeted, playing six snaps on offense and 17 snaps on special teams. Assuming the 26-year-old goes unclaimed on waivers, he could be a candidate to resurface in Kansas City at some point when another special-teams role becomes available.

Dec 3, 2019 3:32 PM EST


Joins active roster

Dieter was promoted to the Chiefs' 53-man roster Monday, Sam McDowell of The Kansas City Star reports.

Analysis: DE Emmanuel Ogbah (pectoral) was placed on injured reserve, opening space for Dieter to be promoted from the team's practice squad. The 26-year-old appeared in four games for Kansas City last season and caught one of three targets for 22 yards.

Nov 18, 2019 1:27 PM EST


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