Who The Kansas City Chiefs Will Release and Keep Before The 2010 Season

Special XCorrespondent IDecember 21, 2009

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 25:  General Manager Scott Pioli of the Kansas City Chiefs walks on the field before the game against the San Diego Chargers on October 25, 2009 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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The Chiefs 2009 has been a huge disappointment to fans, players, and to the new staff and regime of Kansas City. So I made a list of what the Kansas City office will decide to do with their players and their potential replacements.

Offense

Quarterbacks: Staying: Matt Cassel, Brody Croyle, Matt Gutierrez

Runningbacks: Staying: Jamaal Charles, Dantrell Savage. Going: Kolby Smith, Javarris Williams. Potential Replacements: Draft Toby Gerhart from Stanford, Trade for Reggie Bush from New Orleans

Fullbacks: Staying: Mike Cox. Going: Tim Castille

Wide Receivers: Staying: Dwayne Bowe, Chris Chambers, Terrence Copper, Lance Long. Going: Mark Bradley, Bobby Wade. Potential Replacements: Draft Golden Tate from Notre Dame

Tight Ends: Staying: Leonard Pope, Brad Cottam. Going: Sean Ryan, Jake O'Connell

Offensive Linemen: Staying: Branden Albert, Rudy Niswanger, Brian Waters, Andy Alleman. Going: Mike Goff, Barry Richardson, Ike Ndukwe, Ryan O'Callaghan. Potential Replacements: Draft Russell Okung from Oklahoma State, Sign Logan Mankins out of Free Agency from New England

Defense

Inside Linebackers: Staying: Demorrio Williams, Corey Mays, Javon Belchar. Going: Derrick Johnson, David Herron, Justin Rodgers. Potential Replacements: Draft Brandon Spikes from Florida, Draft Rolando McClain from Alabama

Outside Linebackers: Staying: Tamba Hali, Mike Vrabel, Andy Studebaker. Going: Pierre Walters

Defensive Linemen: Staying: Glenn Dorsey, Tyson Jackson, Ron Edwards, Wallace Gilberry, Alex Magee. Going: Dion Gales. Potential Replacements: Draft Terrence Cody from Alabama, Sign Vince Wilfork out of Free Agency from New England

Cornerbacks: Staying: Brandon Flowers, Brandon Carr, Travis Daniels, Donald Washington, Mike Richardson. Going: Jackie Bates

Safeties: Staying: Mike Brown, Dajuan Morgan, Jon McGraw. Going: Jarrad Page. Potential Replacements: Draft Eric Berry from Tennessee

Special Teams

Kicker: Staying: Ryan Succop

Punter: Staying: Dustin Collquitt

Long Snapper: Staying: Thomas Gafford

Returners: Staying: Jamaal Charles

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