“You look at the film and I know coach (Reid) has said it [and] I’m going to say it again. It’s close. It looks good,” Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson said. “The Carolina game [and] the other night against Minnesota, we had some really nice drives with that first unit.”
Adding to that optimistic feeling amongst the Chiefs was a return of key team staples. After missing the game against the Vikings, running back
On the defensive side of the ball, safety
With Berry out for all three preseason games, undrafted rookie free agent
“He’s come up and done a really nice job,” Sutton said of the Sorensen. “He has been a very physical player in the box.”
When asked whether Sorensen is either more physically or mentally tough, Sutton continued in his praise.
“I think both. One of the things I like about Daniel is that he has the ability to improve,” Sutton said. “In other words, he takes coaching. He takes the plays that we might not have played the way we wanted to and he can learn from them and move on.”
Even in with Berry’s return, Sorensen continued to look strong on Monday, grabbing an interception during red zone work.
As for special teams, coordinator Dave Toub was generally happy about what he saw against Minnesota.
“I thought it was solid all the way up to one play,” Toub said. “We had one bad play and unfortunately on special teams, a lot of times you don’t get a lot of plays and if you had one bad one it kind of stands out.”
In all aspects of the game, the Chiefs took the field Monday looking ahead, not backward, and seemed poised to get back on the right track as they head into the regular season.