LB Orie Lemon Signs With Chiefs - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

LB Orie Lemon Signs With Chiefs

Lemon spent two seasons with the Cowboys



    Former Cowboys linebacker Orie Lemon is now a Kansas City Chief.

    USA Today’s Mike Garafolo tweeted that Lemon and the Chiefs struck a deal on Thursday, after Lemon tried out for and reportedly impressed the Kansas City staff.

    A Houston native, Lemon spent two seasons with the Cowboys after going undrafted out of Oklahoma State. He recorded five tackles and recovered a fumble in 2012 after being promoted to the active roster from the practice squad, one of a series of moves made by Dallas when Sean Lee went down with a season-ending toe injury.

    However, Lemon's time with the big club was cut short by a hamstring injury. Dallas placed him on the injured reserve on November 7.

    Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply.Read more about it here.