Chiefs sign Rokevious Watkins

The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran offensive guard Rokevious Watkins.

Watkins was cut by the St. Louis Rams after reporting overweight.

Watkins, a 6-foot-3, 338-pounder from South Carolina, Watkins is suspended for the first game for a violation of the NFL substance-abuse policy.

Watkins is a former Rams fifth-round draft pick and All-Southeastern Conference selection at South Carolina.

To create a roster spot, the Chiefs cut 6-6, 354-pound offensive tackle Mike Tepper. Tepper has played for the Indianapolis Colts and the Dallas Cowboys.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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