Punter Signs With Kansas Chief Chiefs After Rape Charges Dismissed

Kansas City offers a new start for this baller and promising recruit following a few weeks when publicity for the team couldn't get much worse.

Still . . . The story merits attention if only because the dude cleared his name and now will get an opportunity to move forward . . . Check-it:

"In 2022, prosecutors for the case decided not to press criminal charges against the punter, while a civil lawsuit involving the sexual assault allegations was dismissed in December 2023.

" 'We are proud to announce that our client @matt_araiza has signed with the @Chiefs. We are grateful to Brett Veach, coach Reid and the @Chiefs organization for giving Matt this opportunity,' JL Sports posted on X."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Matt Araiza Signs with Kansas City Chiefs, Marking Return to NFL After Rape Allegations Against Him Were Dropped

Matt Araiza has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, his sports agency announced. This marks the former Buffalo Bills punter's return to the NFL after facing allegations of raping a 17-year-old girl in 2021.