Chiefs Sign LB Orie Lemon

Team's LB corps taking shape in 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs added a linebacker to it's roster, signing Orie Lemon, the team announced on Thursday.


Lemon originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in 2011. He's played in five contests, all in 2012, recording three tackles (one solo) and one fumble recovery.

He spent his initial NFL campaign on the Cowboys practice squad roster. Lemon joins the Chiefs after working out with the club during this week's three-day voluntary minicamp.

The Houston, Texas native played linebacker at Oklahoma State University, where he recorded 229 tackles (159 solo), 2.5 sacks, one interception, 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

Lemon played quarterback at Yates High School in Houston, Texas.

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