Morning Dump

ST. JOSEPH | The Chiefs signed another free agent, again focusing on addressing positions of need during the last week’s frenzy of scouting, targeting and signing new players.

Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith has been practically ebullient over what the Chargers did the past week – bringing in three veteran free agents on defense and re-signing 10 of their own unrestricted free agent.

SAN DIEGO — Chargers cornerback Antoine Cason had surgery on his fractured right index finger on Monday, leaving him in “good position to be ready for the season,” coach Norv Turner said.

SAN DIEGO — The Chargers have placed tight end Antonio Gates on the physically-unable-to-perform list, which allows him to do rehab work and take part in team meetings but not practice.