Chiefs activate LB Mays from short-term IR

Kansas City, MO ( – The Kansas City Chiefs activated
linebacker Joe Mays from short-term injured reserve on Saturday.

Mays, who signed a two-year contract with the Chiefs in the offseason, had been
recovering from August wrist surgery.

The 29-year-old North Dakota State product started 13 games for Houston last
season and has registered 194 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks over 61 career games with
the Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and Texans.

Linebacker Jerry Franklin was waived to open a roster spot for Mays.