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Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Kansas City adds two to the practice squad

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

The Kansas City Chiefs added two players to their practice squad. They added cornerback Travarous Bain and guard Tavares Washington.

Courtesy of the Kansas City media department, here is a look at each player:

Bain (6-0, 182) originally entered the NFL with Arizona in 2007 as a rookie free agent. He attended training camp with the Cardinals each of the past two seasons, but was released prior to the start of the regular season on both occasions. Bain spent the final nine games of the 2007 season on Arizona's practice squad.

Bain started 20 games over two seasons at Hampton after transferring from the University of Miami (FL). He led the Pirates with five interceptions as a senior and garnered first-team All-MEAC honors. He prepped at Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida.

Washington (6-4, 315) originally entered the NFL with San Francisco as a rookie free agent in 2006 and spent that entire campaign on the 49ers practice squad. He also spent a portion of the 2007 season on San Francisco's developmental squad after being released prior to the start of the regular season. Washington attended training camp with the Redskins in 2008, but was released prior to the start of the regular season.

The Greenville, Mississippi native played in 18 games (12 starts) at Florida after transferring from Mississippi Delta Junior College. He finished his prep career at South Delta High School in Greenville, Mississippi.