Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Feely a free agent once again after being cut by Chiefs
By Bill Williamson ESPN.com
Jay Feely's Chiefs career was short and no good.
In a stunning move, Kansas City cut Feely on Tuesday, 24 hours after signing him to a one-year contract.
"I appreciate the Chiefs bringing him in and it is their prerogative to make the decision they did today," Feely's agent Glenn Schwartzman said. "I do think it is hasty. Jay would have liked to have the chance to compete in a game before a decision was made."
The Chiefs are now back to choosing between the in experienced Nick Novak and Connor Barth for the job. The Chiefs are expected to make the decision after Thursday's reason finale against visiting St. Louis.
Feely was signed Monday afternoon and joined practice immediately. Schwartzman said Feely did not have a productive first practice Monday but he bounced back and made 13 of 15 field goal attempts and kicked off well Tuesday before being cut.
"It's shocking," said Schwartzman. "We will move on."
The Chiefs appealed to Feely because of his relationship with special teams coach Mike Priefer. Priefer was a coach with the New York Giants when Feely kicked there.
Feely was cut by the Dolphins earlier this month.
Bill Williamson covers the NFL for ESPN.com.