‘4th & 1’ podcast: Chiefs must trim roster to 53 players by Tuesday

Chris Lammons
Posted at 1:22 PM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 14:43:31-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — News is starting to trickle out across the NFL about pending players who will be waived or released ahead of the 3 p.m. deadline Tuesday for teams to trim rosters to 53 players ahead of the 2021 season.

Our “4th & 1” podcast crew, analyst Nick Jacobs and host Tod Palmer, discuss the decisions General Manager Brett Veach must make at the back end of the roster.

How many wide receivers will the Chiefs keep? How many defensive ends? How many running backs and cornerbacks?

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There’s a lot to dissect with one of the deepest active rosters in recent memory at training camp.

The “4th & 1” podcast is the twice-weekly, Chiefs-centric podcast from 41 Action News, the official broadcast “Home of the Chiefs.” Co-hosts Nick Jacobs and Tod Palmer analyze and breakdown the Chiefs’ opponent and performance for pre- and post-game episodes — available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or your preferred podcast platform — each week during the season.