7/30 Headlines: Receiver Competition Heats Up at Camp

Posted Jul 30, 2014

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An interesting competition at wide receiver at Chiefs camp

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“The Chiefs have no shortage of intriguing prospects among 13 wide receivers at training camp, but the same can’t be said for roster spots at that position.

With the way our practices are set up, you need 13 guys just to get through practice,’ offensive coordinator Doug Pederson said. We’ve increased the volume of plays, so more guys are going to have an opportunity to play.’…” READ MORE…

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Chiefs’ backup QB Chase Daniel knows Bray, Murray are coming for his job

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Chase Daniel remembers the first regular‐season start of his professional career fondly, even though a couple of things stick in his craw.

The first thing is that while he played reasonably well — completing 21 of 30 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown against a playoff‐bound San Diego team last December — the Chiefs still lost a nail‐biter 27‐ 24…” READ MORE…

Chiefs Linebacker Johnson Sets Sights on Record

Excerpt from Associated Press

“ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The question lobbed from the back of the media scrum was something of a throwaway, one last query for Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson as he headed from the practice field to the locker room.

It wound up stopping him in his tracks.…” READ MORE…

Positives from first week of Chiefs camp

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“ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are taking the day off from training camp practice at Missouri Western State University. They'll return on Wednesday to begin a six-day stretch of practice sessions leading up to their Aug. 7 preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Chiefs have finished five full-squad camp practices. Here, I'll look at three pleasant developments from the first week of camp. Later today, I'll list some of the top disappointments….” READ MORE…

Peter Vermes, Jimmy Conrad, Lamar Hunt selected as newest Sporting Legends

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes, former player Jimmy Conrad and franchise founder Lamar Hunt were announced Tuesday as the three members of this year’s Sporting Legends class.

The trio will be inducted into the hall of honor Friday during halftime of Sporting Kansas City’s match against Philadelphia…” READ MORE…

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