7/16 Headlines: Bowe Preparing for Big Year

Posted Jul 16, 2014

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Dwayne Bowe preparing for big year after shedding weight

Excerpt from Sports Illustrated Wire

"Last season, the Kansas City Chiefs went from the worst team in the NFL to a legitimate contender in the AFC. Kansas City managed their turnaround, however, despite a down year from their top wide receiver Dwayne Bowe.

During the offseason, Bowe has been working hard to avoid another disappointing season by changing his diet to become lighter and faster..." READ MORE…

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Cedric Ogbuehi compares Dee Ford to Von Miller

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“HOOVER, Ala. -- The way Texas A&M offensive lineman Cedric Ogbuehi sees it, the Kansas City Chiefs could have another Von Miller on their hands in first-round draft pick Dee Ford. The Aggies' left tackle is a potential first-round draft pick who is regarded as college football's top senior tackle by NFL Media analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks. Ogbuehi identified Ford as the toughest pass rusher he had to face last season. He had a first-hand look at Miller in 2010, when the two were teammates in what was Ogbuehi's first season in the Aggies' program, and Miller's last…” READ MORE…

Giants, Chiefs among toughest teams to read heading into camp

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“Training camp is nearly upon us, with reporting dates for certain teams beginning on Wednesday. Thus, the 2014 campaign is rapidly approaching. And you know what this means ...

It's Prediction Season!...” READ MORE…

Kansas City Chiefs begin packing for training camp

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“KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The Kansas City Chiefs loaded up their equipment and got on the road to St. Joseph on Tuesday - a day that marks the unofficial start to the new season.

It is equipment manager Allen Wright's day to shine…” READ MORE…

Young player to watch: TE Demetrius Harris

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"We're continuing a series looking at four unheralded players who have a reasonable shot to make the Kansas City Chiefs’ regular-season roster with a strong showing at training camp.

TE Demetrius Harris..." READ MORE…

Chiefs release Risean Broussard from injured reserve

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"The Chiefs cut defensive tackle Risean Broussard from injured reserve Tuesday.

Broussard, who was on his second stint with the Chiefs, suffered a knee injury during rookie camp and had not practiced since. The 6-foot-2, 278-pounder played eight games in one season at Hinds Community College in 2012, recording 61 tackles, six tackles for a loss, six sacks, an interception and two forced fumbles..." READ MORE…

Ranking the Chiefs’ 2014 training camp battles: No. 7 — cornerback

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"As a lead-in to the Chiefs’ training camp in St. Joseph, which begins when rookies report on July 20, The Star will rank the 10 most interesting position battles.

7. No. 2 cornerback..." READ MORE…

Ranking the Chiefs’ 2014 training camp battles: No. 8 — kick and punt returners

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"As a lead-in to the Chiefs’ training camp in St. Joseph, which begins when rookies and quarterbacks report July 20, The Star will rank the 10 most interesting position battles.

8. Kick and punt returners..." READ MORE…

Draft class deep with college stars

Excerpt from Associated Press

"Chiefs head coach Andy Reid got a close look at first-round draft pick Dee Ford during the team’s minicamps, and he liked what he saw.

Ford is transitioning from defensive end at Auburn to outside linebacker with Kansas City..." READ MORE…

Script calls for competition, then decisions

Excerpt from Associated Press

"There might as well be a sign propped up on the road that reads "Casting Call," considering the number of jobs that are up for grabs as the Chiefs enter training camp.

There’s the spot at free safety that opened up when Kendrick Lewis hit free agency. There are the spots along the offensive line that cleared when Branden Albert, Geoff Schwartz and Jon Asamoah all signed elsewhere on the same day. And the spot on the defensive line that opened up when Tyson Jackson, a former third overall draft pick, left for Atlanta..." READ MORE…

World Cup frenzy is a boon for Dallas soccer

Excerpt from Dallas Morning News

"Who would have expected thousands of fans to brave Dallas’ summer heat to watch soccer matches on big screens?

But that’s what happened at Klyde Warren Park, Victory Plaza and Main Street Garden during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which ended Sunday with Germany’s victory over Argentina..." READ MORE…

Toub explains what it takes to be No. 1

Excerpt from St. Joseph News-Press

"Every new season in the NFL brings new goals and expectations, including for the Chiefs' high- performance special teams.

Dave Toub is entering his second year as special teams coordinator. And if his first year was any indication of future success, Chiefs fans have strong reason for optimism. These are four of his players’ accomplishments from 2013 of which Toub is most proud..." READ MORE…

2014 Chiefs training camp – Frequently asked questions

Excerpt from St. Joseph News-Press

"Good to know Gate hours: Camp gates open daily at 7:45 a.m. (30 minutes prior to the 8:15 a.m. practices). The exception is Thursday, July 24, for Camp Kickoff, when gates open at 3 p.m. (30 minutes prior to the 3:30 p.m. practice)...." READ MORE…

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