Chiefs Sign West & Ware to Contract Extensions

Posted Mar 31, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team has signed running backs Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware to contract extensions. Terms of the contracts will not be released by the club.

“Charcandrick and Spencer both stepped in and were very effective for us offensively last year,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “These guys have different styles and abilities, and together they provide us quality depth at the running back position.”

West (5-10, 205) has played in 21 games (nine starts) in two NFL seasons with the Chiefs (2014-15). His career stats include 160 carries for 634 yards (4.0 avg.) with four touchdowns. He has caught 20 passes for 214 yards (10.7 avg.) and one touchdown reception. West originally joined the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent from Abilene Christian in 2014.

Ware (5-10, 229) has played in 13 games (two starts) in two NFL seasons with the Chiefs (2015) and Seahawks (2013). His career numbers include 75 carries for 413 yards (5.5 avg.) with six touchdowns along with six receptions. Ware originally signed a reserve/future deal with the Chiefs right after the 2014 season. He originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick (194th overall) by the Seahawks in the 2013 NFL Draft. Ware played collegiately at LSU.


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