Tavon Rooks the big offensive lineman has been released today by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Chiefs cut Tavon Rooks with non-football illness designation
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) February 19, 2016
Rooks, a sixth-round pick by the New Orleans Saints out of Kansas State in 2014, was signed last spring as a free agent and was battling for a backup offensive tackle spot with the Chiefs, before he suffered a heart attack in practice. This was a huge scare, but could have saved Rooks life.