The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they’ve claimed DT David King off of waivers from the Seahawks on Tuesday.
- The Chiefs also placed TE James O’Shaughnessy on season-ending injured reserve.
The #Chiefs have placed TE James O'Shaughnessy on Injured Reserve and were awarded DT David King via waivers from Seattle.
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) November 17, 2015
O’Shaughnessy, 23, was taken in the fifth round of this year’s NFL draft. He’s in the first year of his four-year, $2.473 million rookie contract that included a $166,252 signing bonus.
O’Shaughnessy will make base salaries of $435,000 (2015), $525,000 (2016), $615,000 (2017), and $705,000 (2018) over the remainder of the agreement.
This season, O’Shaughnessy caught six passes for 87 yards receiving and no touchdowns over the course of seven games.