Evening AFC West news and notes

Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

Former Kansas City head coach Frank Gansz died Monday. He was the team's coach in 1987-88. The team released a statement on his passing:

"On behalf of my family and the entire Kansas City Chiefs organization, we are deeply saddened by the loss of Frank Gansz," Chiefs Chairman Clark Hunt said in the statement. "In his over 30 years in football, Frank was a tremendous coach, a beloved teacher and an outstanding person. He will be missed."

The Chargers have announced that cornerback DeJuan Tribble and tight end Scott Chandler were cut on Monday. Tribble was a sixth-round draft pick last season. Chandler was a fourth-round pick two years ago.

There is a report that Chiefs director of college scouting Chuck Cook was let go.

San Diego linebacker Shaun Phillips was cited for battery. He denies any wrongdoing.

The Broncos, Chiefs and Raiders have signed some rookie free agents.

Tony Gonzalez is planning to have a press conference in Kansas City to thank fans for his 12 years in town. He was traded to Atlanta last week.