Chiefs' Brandon Siler has torn Achilles

Updated: August 24, 2011, 5:45 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Brandon Siler tore an Achilles tendon during practice this week and is the latest to join a growing list of NFL players to sustain the season-ending injury.

Siler's agent, David Canter, confirmed the injury in a text message to The Associated Press on Wednesday. He did not know which Achilles was hurt, but said Siler already had surgery to repair it.

"We're both beside ourselves upset," Canter said.

Siler was competing ...

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