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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Byron Pringle, left, and cornerback D’Montre Wade battle Sunday at Mosaic Training Fields on the campus of Missouri Western. Pringle and Wade are among the rookies working to make the Chiefs roster this season. For more on this story, please see SPORTS, D1.

De’Anthony Thomas has rejoined the Chiefs after a one-game suspension, and the team has made a spot on the roster by waiving Byron Pringle.

Thomas’ suspension stems from violating the NFL’s policy and program on substance abuse.

Pringle, the former Kansas State standout, appeared in his first NFL game Sunday as the Chiefs defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 40-26.

Thomas, who has spent his five-year career with the Chiefs, was re-signed by the club on Aug. 20 after Marcus Kemp was lost to a season-ending injury.

In January, Thomas was arrested for speeding and for suspicion of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in Allen County, Kansas.

Pringle, signed as an undrafted free agent in 2018, beat out rookie free agent Cody Thompson and could rejoin the Chiefs on their practice squad if he clears waivers.

Brandon Zenner can be reached at brandon.zenner@newspressnow.com. Follow him on Twitter: @NPNowZenner.