KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Running back Cyrus Gray’s and tight end Demetrius Harris’ seasons are officially over.
The Chiefs on Tuesday placed Gray (knee) and Harris (foot) on season-ending injured reserve following their respective injuries in Week 10’s game against the Bills. Gray tore his ACL in the third quarter and Harris fractured his foot during pregame warm-ups.
Gray, a third-year pro, finishes the season with 31 yards rushing and a touchdown on eight carries, and four special teams tackles (three solo).
Harris, a second-year pro, finished the year with three catches for 20 yards.
Kansas City in corresponding moves signed tight end Phillip Supernaw to its active 53-man roster from the Baltimore Ravens practice squad, and elevated rookie running back Charcandrick West from the practice squad.
The 6-5, 248-pound Supernaw originally entered the NFL in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Ouachita Baptist with the Houston Texans. He has appeared in four total games while with the Ravens and Texans, also spending time on both organizations’ practice squads.
Supernaw is the second player this season the Chiefs have signed from Baltimore’s practice squad. The Chiefs previously signed cornerback Jamell Fleming on Sept. 12.
The 5-10, 205-pound West signed with the Chiefs in May as an undrafted free agent out of Abilene Christian.
He spent organized team activities (OTAs) and training camp with the Chiefs, giving him familiarity with the system.
It remains unclear if West will replace Gray on special teams where the loss of Gray will likely affect the Chiefs the most.
Gray served as punter Dustin Colquitt’s personal protector, and also served as a lead blocker on kickoff returns.
Rookie wide receiver Albert Wilson stepped in Gray’s role against the Bills after Gray suffered the injury.
Wilson and fullback Anthony Sherman converged on the fourth-quarter tackle that forced Bills punt returner Leodis McKelvin’s fumble, which Sherman recovered. The Chiefs used that possession to score the game-winning touchdown.
Meanwhile, the Chiefs signed tight end Adam Schiltz to the practice squad to fill West’s spot.
Schiltz, who played collegiately at Emporia State, spent training camp with the Chiefs and also spent time on the practice squad this season.
The Chiefs’ current 10-man practice squad consists of Schiltz, wide receiver Armon Binns, tight end Brandon Barden, linebacker Darin Drakeford, defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo, guard Ricky Henry, cornerback Deji Olatoye, guard Jarrod Pughsley, wide receiver Fred Williams and defensive lineman Jerel Worthy.