7/14 Headlines: Are Chiefs Playoff-Caliber?

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Preseason Power Rankings No. 17: Kansas City Chiefs

By Mike Wilkening

Excerpt from ProFootballTalk

"At their best, the Chiefs are playoff-caliber.

The Chiefs proved it a season ago with their sound, stout play en route to a wild card berth. The Chiefs forced 36 turnovers and committed a mere 18. Their defense proved too tough for weaker opposition. By early November, the Chiefs were 9-0 and had all but made the postseason…" READ MORE…

Former Chiefs at the Legends Game

Several former Kansas City Chiefs took part in the Legends of Candlestick flag football game Saturday. Included were Steve Bono, Mark Collins, Dave Krieg, Joe Montana, Dan Saleaumua, Will Shields, Dave Szott, and Allen Wright

Young player to watch: Frankie Hammond

By Adam Teicher

Excerpt from ESPN.com

"We're beginning 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.

WR Frankie Hammond Jr…" READ MORE…

Dwayne Bowe lightens up in hopes of regaining old form

By Tom Pelissero

Excerpt from USA Today

"MINNEAPOLIS — Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe says the way he's running routes right now is no illusion: he's lighter, faster and prepared to rebound in a big way this season.

'I made the initiative to be in better shape,' Bowe told USA TODAY Sports on Monday. 'I'm getting older, and talking to the old vets, the only way you last longer is to be in better conditioning. I took that to the heart and am training extremely hard this year.'…" READ MORE…

Ranking the Chiefs' 2014 training camp battles: No. 9 —backup running back

By Terez A. Paylor

Excerpt from The Gulf Times

"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.

  1. No. 3 running back..." READ MORE…

Ranking the Chiefs' 2014 training camp battles: No. 10 — kicker

By Terez A. Paylor

Excerpt from The Gulf Times

"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.

  1. Kicker..." READ MORE…

Chiefs Field Equipment Arrives at MWSU

By Justin Sampson

Excerpt from St. Joe Channel

"(ST. JOSEPH) Chiefs Training Camp continues to take shape as the team's operation moves north.

The field equipment arrived at Missouri Western on Monday morning, coming in waves of pads, sleds, and netting along with other tents and vendors as well..." READ MORE…

Tweet of the Day

"I love Kansas City." -@aaronmurray11 WATCH: http://t.co/1jUSyxqVml pic.twitter.com/FXBtzYkmOP — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 14, 2014

Around the League Tweets

NFL - @nfl: ICYMI: ‪@BuckyBrooks ranks the Top 10 Do-it-All RBs
1. McCoy
2. Charles
3. Forte
4-10. ‪http://on.nfl.com/1ykeZFe

NFL AroundTheLeague - @NFLATL: New ATL Podcast! Which star players will regress in 2014? ‪http://www.nfl.com/podcast/aroundtheleague-podcast/1405381286000/detail?campaign=Twitterpodcasts_atl …

ProFootballTalk - @ProFootballTalk: The NFL's (short) summer break is winding down ‪http://wp.me/p14QSB-9w8J

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