The Giants released Kemp (hamstring) from IR with an injury settlement Tuesday, Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus reports.
Analysis: Kemp can now sign with a club this season, once he's returned to full health as per the terms of his injury settlement. The veteran wideout has proven an ability to contribute on special teams and has 43 career appearances under his belt.
Aug 31, 2022 5:53 AM EST
The Giants placed Kemp (undisclosed) on injured reserve Wednesday, Dan Benton of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: The extent of the injury remains unclear, but barring an injury settlement, Kemp's season is now over. The 27-year-old wideout has played in 43 games for the Chiefs and one for the Dolphins since entering the league in 2017, but he's caught just four passes for 42 yards.
Aug 24, 2022 2:34 PM EST
Kemp signed a contract with the Giants on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Kemp has played in 43 games for the Chiefs and one for the Dolphins since entering the league in 2017. Primarily contributing on special teams, Kemp has recorded four catches for 42 yards in four NFL seasons.
Jul 26, 2022 5:42 PM EST
Kemp finished out the 2021 regular season with two catches for 24 yards on five targets.
Analysis: Kemp only played 72 offensive snaps all season compared to 311 on special teams. He's still buried on the depth chart heading into the playoffs and doesn't figure to contribute unless things get bad in terms of wide receiver absences. Kemp will be a restricted free agent in the offseason, so there is a decent chance he will be back in Kansas City next year.
Jan 14, 2022 2:44 PM EST
Kemp has been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, according to Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston.
Analysis: While this move certainly boosts Kansas City's receiving corps in terms of depth, Kemp is not expected to play a big role offensively. He's registered just two catches all season long and has played most of his snaps on special teams.
Nov 29, 2021 3:19 PM EST
Kemp was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Herbie Teope of the Kansas City Star reports.
Analysis: Kemp will need to clear the league's COVID-19 protocols quickly in order to suit up Sunday against the Cowboys. If he misses game action, Kemp's absence will be felt on special teams, but the offense won't miss a beat, as he's registered just two catches all season.
Nov 18, 2021 10:26 AM EST
Kemp was re-signed by Kansas City on Wednesday, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Kemp was cut by the Chiefs on Tuesday, but he'll return to the team after Tyrann Mathieu (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday. The 26-year-old receiver appeared in 11 games with the Chiefs and Dolphins last year and hauled in his lone target for 11 yards.
Sep 1, 2021 4:51 PM EST
Kemp was cut by the Chiefs on Tuesday.
Analysis: Kemp appeared in 10 games for the Chiefs last season and inked a contract extension in March, but he was unable to retain his spot on the initial 53-man roster. The 26-year-old has two catches for 18 yards in 28 career games since going undrafted out of Hawaii in 2017.
Aug 31, 2021 2:12 PM EST
Kemp signed a contract extension with the Chiefs on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Analysis: Kemp played in 11 regular-season games -- 10 with the Chiefs -- in 2020, catching just one pass for an 11-yard gain. The 25-year-old also played in the final two postseason contests but logged just four offensive snaps. Kemp will be on the roster bubble heading into training camp.
Mar 9, 2021 2:31 PM EST
Kemp reverted back to Kansas City's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Analysis: Kemp was brought up to the active roster for the Super Bowl but failed to record a catch. He'll finish the season with one grab for 11 yards on one target.
Feb 8, 2021 7:06 PM EST
Kemp was elevated to the active roster ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl matchup against the Buccaneers.
Analysis: Kemp saw four snaps against the Bills in the conference championships but has otherwise been a special teams player for the Chiefs throughout much of the regular season.
Feb 6, 2021 10:25 AM EST
Kemp reverted to Kansas City's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Analysis: Kemp was brought up to the Chiefs' active roster for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against Buffalo. He was on the field for four offensive snaps and 17 special teams snaps, recovering an onside kick in the fourth quarter that helped seal the victory.
Jan 25, 2021 10:08 PM EST
The Chiefs elevated Kemp to the active roster Saturday.
Analysis: Kemp didn't play in last week's divisional-round win over the Browns, but he could gear up for the AFC Championship Game against the Bills. During the regular season, Kemp recorded one reception for an 11-yard gain over 10 games.
Jan 23, 2021 2:38 PM EST
Kemp signed with the Chiefs' practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Analysis: Kemp played 10 games with the Chiefs this season. While he mostly worked on special teams, he did catch one pass for an 11-yard gain. The 25-year-old ended up signing in Miami after being cut by the Chiefs in December, but he'll return to the Chiefs for another Super Bowl run. Kemp will add depth at wide receiver.
Jan 12, 2021 3:22 PM EST
Kemp reverted back to Miami's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Analysis: Kemp was on the field for 21 snaps with the special teams unit in Week 17. He appeared in 10 contests during the 2020 campaign, recording one catch for 11 yards.
Jan 4, 2021 8:48 PM EST
Kemp was elevated to the Dolphins' active roster Saturday.
Analysis: Kemp has not logged more than 12 offensive snaps in a single contest this season, but he'll return to the field Sunday with DeVante Parker (hamstring) and Jakeem Grant (ankle) considered questionable.
Jan 2, 2021 2:57 PM EST
Kemp signed with the Dolphins' practice squad Wednesday, Josh Tolentino of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Kemp was let go by the Chiefs on Tuesday, and after clearing waivers, he found a new home in South Beach. He'll add crucial depth at wide receiver, as Dolphins receivers DeVante Parker and Jakeem Grant are both dealing with hamstring injuries.
Dec 16, 2020 6:48 PM EST
The Chiefs waived Kemp on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Analysis: Kamp logged 10 games for the defending champions, playing sparingly on offense and catching his lone target for an 11-yard gain. If he clears waivers, there's a good chance Kemp lands on the Chiefs' practice squad.
Dec 15, 2020 3:53 PM EST
The Chiefs signed Kemp to their active roster Saturday, Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest reports.
Analysis: Kemp was on the team's practice squad prior to getting promoted. He has on seen action in one game this year and ended up with one reception for 11 yards. The 25-year-old pass catcher now sits at No. 5 on the Chiefs' depth chart.
Nov 28, 2020 9:27 AM EST
Kemp reverted to the Chiefs' practice squad after being activated for Sunday's 35-9 win against the Jets, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Analysis: Kemp played 19 special-teams snaps along with 12 offensive snaps for the Chiefs' high-powered attack, though he was unable to make any notable contributions on the stat sheet. The Hawaii product has already suited up in seven games for the defending champions this season, meaning he very well may be right back up to the active roster for a Week 9 home test against Carolina.
Nov 2, 2020 6:01 PM EST
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