In an effort to get down to the mandatory total of 75 players, the Chiefs had to release 14 players, all of whom had less than two years of NFL experience and most being undrafted rookie free agents.
Other than fullback Shane Bannon and wide receiver Jeremy Horne, there weren't any surprises. You can find the full list at KCChiefs.com.
While making the initial wave of cuts is fairly uncomplicated, figuring out who the best 53 are by Friday's deadline is very difficult for a deep team such as the Chiefs.
Tough decisions will need to be made and feelings will be hurt. There will also be some surprises that leave fans shocked.
Here are four potential surprise casualties for the Chiefs when they release their next round of roster cuts prior to Friday's deadline.