"I am happy we were able to work out a deal with Ron and his agent to keep him in Kansas City," Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. "He is a versatile player with a great attitude that's made a positive impact on both defense and special teams. Right from the beginning of this process, we wanted Ron back in a Chiefs uniform."
Parker (6-0, 206) has played in 42 games (16 starts) in four NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-14), Seattle Seahawks (2011, 2012), Carolina Panthers (2012) and Oakland Raiders (2011). His career numbers include 101 tackles (91 solo), 2.0 sacks (-17.0 yards), two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He owns three career interceptions returned for 39 yards along with 15 passes defensed and 10 special teams tackles. Last season with the Chiefs, Parker played in all 16 games (15 starts), tallying 94 tackles (84 solo), 1.0 sack (-14.0 yards), one forced fumble and one interception. He joined the Chiefs on Sept. 1, 2013 after being waived by the Seahawks. He has seen action with Kansas City at both the safety and corner positions. The St. Helena Island, South Carolina, native, originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Seattle in 2011. He played collegiately at Newberry.
Photo highlights of Ron Parker from 2013 and 2014.