Chiefs sign RB Knile Davis

    2013-05-13 12:37

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back Knile Davis, a third-round pick out of Arkansas.

Davis was selected 96th overall in last month's draft. Terms were not released Monday.

Davis had a monster sophomore season for Arkansas, running for 1,322 yards and 13 touchdowns. But the 227-pound Davis broke an ankle as a junior, and a combination of uncertainty on the coaching staff and his fumbling problems resulted in a rough junior season. He only ran for 377 yards and two touchdowns last year.

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The Chiefs hope Davis can take some of the burden off Pro Bowl ball carrier Jamaal Charles.