View Full Version : KC Star : Chiefs sign veteran receiver Engram
03-20-2009, 02:51 AM
Chiefs made more progress Tuesday toward distancing themselves from last year’s 2-14 finish and the philosophy that built that team by signing veteran wide receiver Bobby Engram, linebacker Monty Beisel and receiver Terrance Copper.
03-20-2009, 04:33 AM
Engram (5-10, 192) has appeared in 171 games (113 starts) during his 13-year NFL career with Chicago (’96-00) and Seattle (2001-08). He has caught 645 passes for 7,690 yards (11.9 avg.) with 35 TDs and rushed five times for 19 yards (3.8 avg.). He has added 102 punt returns for 1,059 yards (10.4 avg.) with two TDs and 30 kickoff returns for 643 yards (21.4 avg.). Engram has also played in nine postseason contests (seven starts), including Super Bowl XL vs. Pittsburgh. He has caught 35 passes for 476 yards (13.6 avg.) with two TDs in the playoffs. He originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (52nd overall) of Chicago in the ‘96 NFL Draft.
The Penn State product set school records with 167 catches for 3,026 yards (18.1 avg.) and 31 touchdowns. Engram compiled 786 punt return yards in his collegiate career, the second-highest total in school history. He was a three-time all-state selection at Camden High School in Camden, South Carolina.
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