7/24 Headlines: Jamaal Charles Agrees to Extension

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Kansas City Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

Excerpt from Associated Press

"KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Chiefs announced the deal Wednesday night…" READ MORE…

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Jamaal Charles agrees to extension

By Adam Teicher

Excerpt from ESPN.com

"Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will report to training camp after reaching agreement with the team on a two-year contract extension, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Charles was absent from camp at Missouri Western State University at 4 p.m. ET Wednesday, when players were required to report. But the sides reached an agreement shortly afterward and Charles was en route to camp from his home in Kansas City…" READ MORE…

Chiefs expected to sign linebacker Josh Mauga

By Terez A. Paylor

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"ST. JOSEPH - The Chiefs are expected to sign linebacker Josh Mauga, according to his agent, Mike Hoffman.

The Chiefs will need to create a roster spot to sign Mauga, because they are currently carrying the maximum of 90 players on the roster…" READ MORE…

Chiefs expected to sign offensive tackle Ryan Harris

By Terez A. Paylor

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"The Chiefs are expected to sign offensive tackle Ryan Harris, according to his Twitter account.

The Chiefs will need to create roster spots for Harris and linebacker Josh Mauga, who is also expected to sign, because they are currently carrying the maximum of 90 players on the roster…" READ MORE…

Chiefs' Alex Smith wants offense to pick up where it left off

By Randy Covitz

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"ST. JOSEPH -After two days of work, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was given the day off Wednesday from practicing with the rookies and selected veterans.

But when Smith returns to the practice field on Thursday afternoon for the official start of training camp, he knows what he wants to from his offense: to pick up where it left off last season…" READ MORE…

Chiefs cornerback Phillip Gaines sits out rookies practice

By Randy Covitz

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"ST. JOSEPH - Chiefs rookie cornerback Phillip Gaines was held out of Wednesday's practice for rookies and selected veterans because of a hamstring injury.

Gaines, the club's third‐round draft pick from Rice, apparently was injured on Tuesday while breaking up a pass on the sidelines…" READ MORE…

Chiefs training camp schedule here

By Adam Teicher

Excerpt from ESPN.com

"ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -– After today's final minicamp practice that is closed to fans, the Kansas City Chiefs begin full- squad training camp Thursday at Missouri Western State University and all of their workouts are open to the public subject to weather conditions.

Here is the training camp schedule. Unless otherwise noted, practices are open free of charge. Note that the schedule is subject to change. I'll send out notices on my Twitter account (@adamteicher) of any changes. The Chiefs say they will provide updates at their website…" READ MORE…

Tweet of the Day

Get ready for a lot more @jcharles25 in Kansas City. #Extension pic.twitter.com/o3HyeSHcvG — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 24, 2014

Around the League Tweets

NFL: AroundTheLeague - @NFLATL: Mike Pettine: Brian Hoyer, not Johnny Manziel, will start camp working with Browns' first-team offense: [http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000367897/article/brian-hoyer-will-work-with-firstteam-to-start-browns-camp?campaign=Twitteratl …](http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000367897/article/brian-hoyer-will-work-with-firstteam-to-start-browns-camp?campaign=Twitter_atl …)

NFL - @nfl: "I don't know if we've had a better QB situation since I've been the head coach here." http://on.nfl.com/1lxahfp

ProFootballTalk - @ProFootballTalk: Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice is retiring, per league source.

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