The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has elevated offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins to the active 53-man roster and waived tight end Kevin Brock. Additionally, the team has signed tight end Dominique Jones to the club’s practice squad roster.
Watkins (6-3, 338) has served on the Chiefs practice squad since Sept. 1, 2013. He played in one contest his rookie season in 2012 with the St. Louis Rams. He originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round selection (150th overall) of the Rams in the 2012 NFL Draft. Watkins played collegiately at South Carolina where he was an All-SEC selection. The Fairburn, Ga., native prepped at Creekside High School, the same high school as Chiefs Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry.
Jones (6-3, 270) has played in 10 games (three starts) in two NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts (2012-13). He owns three receptions for 42 yards (14.0 avg.). He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Colts on April 30, 2012. Jones spent the majority of his time with Indianapolis on the club’s practice squad roster and served a brief stint on Miami’s practice squad in 2012 as well. He played collegiately at Shepherd University where he totaled 34 receptions for 403 yards and nine touchdowns his senior season. The San Diego, Calif., native prepped at Horizon Christian Academy.
Brock (6-5, 260) has seen action in six contests in four NFL seasons. He owns five career catches for 63 yards (12.6 avg.). In four games with the Chiefs, Brock tallied three receptions for 36 yards (12.0 avg.). He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 2009. He first joined the Chiefs on Feb. 12, 2013 after stints in Buffalo (2011-12), Oakland (2010-11), Dallas (2010), Chicago (2009-10), Pittsburgh (2009) and with the New York Jets (2009). The Hackensack, N.J., native, played tight end at Rutgers and prepped at Hackensack High School.
— Chiefs Media Relations —