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Corey Mays | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 245
College: Notre Dame
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Chiefs re-signed restricted free agent ILB Corey Mays to a one-year, $1.759 million contract.
Mays exceeded expectations as a starter last season, finishing as the Chiefs' third-leading tackler. He should retain his starting job, but the team is going to have to do something to get better alongside him. Demorrio Williams is a big-time liability, so perhaps Derrick Johnson will get a shot. Tue, Apr 20, 2010 02:43:00 PM

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The Chiefs have extended a second-round tender to restricted free agent ILB Corey Mays.

Originally undrafted out of Notre Dame, Mays became a 16-game starter for the first time in his career last season. The Chiefs could find a better option, but value Mays' workmanlike mentality so much that he may keep his job.
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 02:42:00 AM

Corey Mays and Demorrio Williams were the Chiefs' starting inside linebackers in Sunday's opener.

We're betting Derrick Johnson, who made a big play off the bench while K.C.'s starters were gashed by the Baltimore run game, will pass Williams shortly. Mays, playing the ILB spot the Chiefs originally ticketed for Zach Thomas, is probably safe. He's also more experienced than Williams in the 3-4 system.
Tue, Sep 15, 2009 04:14:00 PM

Chiefs beat writer Kent Babb suggests that Corey Mays could overtake Zach Thomas to start at inside linebacker.

Babb loves stirring the pot with talk of depth chart moves, but this probably isn't happening unless Thomas' undisclosed injury lingers. After four years in the league, we know what Mays is -- a solid reserve and special teamer. Thomas was signed to start and help install K.C.'s new defense.
Thu, Aug 20, 2009 09:35:00 AM

Chiefs signed LB Corey Mays, formerly of the Bengals.

Cheap, smart, and versatile, Mays can back up both inside linebacker positions in KC's 3-4 defense and will play special teams. He's a Notre Dame alum.
Fri, Mar 13, 2009 10:29:00 AM

The Bengals will not extend restricted free agent LB Corey Mays a tender offer, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Mays, 25, will still likely find a new home. The Notre Dame graduate can back up all three linebacker positions and help someone on special teams.
Source: bengals.com
Tue, Feb 24, 2009 04:01:00 PM

Bengals acquired LB Corey Mays off waivers from New England.

The Bengals were desperate at linebacker after placing Lemar Marshall in IR. Mays was a special teamer with NE in Week 1, but was released after being inactive for Weeks 2 and 3.
Tue, Oct 2, 2007 05:24:00 PM

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6Jerry Lovelocke
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8Chase Rettig
9Cody Fajardo
10R.J. Archer
11Bryn Renner
12Shane Carden
13Jake Heaps
14Jake Waters
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2LaMichael James
3Trent Richardson
4Isaiah Pead
5Zurlon Tipton
6Alonzo Harris
7Josh Harris
8Storm Johnson
9Antone Smith
10Daniel Thomas
11Jeremy Stewart
12Michael Dyer
13Jerome Smith
14Kenneth Harper
15Jawon Chisholm
16Keshawn Hill
17Lache Seastrunk
18LaVance Taylor
3RB1Joseph Randle
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2Erik Lorig
3Joe Don Duncan
4Henry Hynoski
5Brad Smelley
6J.C. Copeland
7Emil Igwenagu
8Zach Boren
9Jordan Campbell
10Kiero Small
11John Conner
WR11Jacoby Ford
2Preston Parker
3Kris Durham
4Josh Morgan
5T.J. Graham
6Seantavius Jones
7Miles Austin
8Vincent Brown
9Carlton Mitchell
10Armon Binns
11Reggie Dunn
12Ricky Collins
13Zach D'Orazio
14Kenzel Doe
15Tevin Reese
16Solomon Patton
17Damian Williams
18Aldrick Robinson
19Lance Lewis
20Josh Stewart
21L'Damian Washington
22Travis Labhart
23Donatella Luckett
24Josh Harper
25Marquez Clark
26David Porter
27DaVaris Daniels
28Tyler McDonald
29Ezell Ruffin
WR21Marcus Thigpen
2Ace Sanders
3Riley Cooper
4Denarius Moore
5Joe Morgan
6Ryan Broyles
7Jacoby Jones
8Rico Richardson
9Emory Blake
10A.J. Jenkins
11Mike Brown
12Saalim Hakim
13Onterio McCalebb
14Tandon Doss
15Austin Pettis
16Devon Wylie
17Jimmie Hunt
18Devante Davis
19Milton Williams III
20Daniel Rodriguez
21James Butler
22Phil Bates
23Ryan Lankford
24Ryan Whalen
25Michael Preston
26Clyde Gates
27Tom Nelson
28Trindon Holliday
29Demetrius Wilson
30Josh Reese
31Trevor Harman
32Juron Criner
33Paul Browning
WR31Riley Cooper
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2Matthew Mulligan
3Mickey Shuler
4Kyle Miller
5Orson Charles
6Richard Gordon
7Chase Dixon
8Jimmay Mundine
9Steve Maneri
10D.J. Williams
11David Paulson
12Gerell Robinson
13Brandon Barden
14Jake Murphy
15Ryan Taylor
16Brett Brackett
17Michael Egnew
18Dan Light
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2Jason Fox
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Brian De La Puente
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2Jahri Evans
3Geoff Schwartz
K1Josh Scobee
2Brandon Bogotay
3Carey Spear
4Michael Palardy
5Billy Cundiff
6Andrew Furney
7Mike Meyer
8Justin Manton
9Patrick Murray