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Chiefs Training Camp Concluded Wednesday Morning

The Chiefs wrapped up camp with a short practice on Wednesday morning

The Kansas City Chiefs held their 14th and final practice of training camp on the campus of Missouri Western State University Wednesday morning, which was also Military Appreciation Day.

The players were in shorts and practice lasted just under two hours, giving the guys a chance to rest up a little bit with the second preseason game coming on Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks.

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There were several players who didn't practice on Wednesday and coach Andy Reid gave an update on the guys who won't be playing against the Seahawks after practice.

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Three of the players who should return for the game on Friday after missing the Arizona Cardinals game are defensive lineman Mike Catapano (groin), rookie linebacker D.J. Alexander (ankle) and rookie receiver Chris Conley (knee).

After practice, Reid thanked the military members who were in attendance.


The Kansas City Chiefs honored the military with a football presentation and post practice signing with the Chiefs players.


"We appreciate everything they do for our country so we can play this sport here," Reid said. "I think it's the first practice I've ever been at where there was actually a fly-over. That's normally saved for Super Bowls and those types of things, but how awesome was that?

"We all got to experience it and the guys got to mingle here with the military, which I think is an important thing."

The coaches and players will have their "mock game" on Thursday morning, and then will pack up and head back to Kansas City with camp officially being over for the team at that point.

The players can return to their families after spending day and night with one another for the past three weeks living the college life in the dorms at Missouri Western.

After practice, quarterback Alex Smith spoke about why it's important for the team to get away from home for camp.

"It's a special time to be with your teammates up here," Smith said. "You really kind of get close because we are away from our families. When you do get down time, you're hanging out with each other, you're spending time with each other and kind of become the team.

"I always enjoy this time up here. It's a lot of fun with the fans coming up and bringing their energy to practice."

Reid couldn't have been more thankful for the accommodations provided by those involved with setting up camp each year. 

"Just being St. Joe has been a great thing," Reid said. "The people here take such good care of you. They're phenomenal and the food is unbelievable. The hospitality that they dish out to us, the fields out here are incredible.

"The whole setup is a beautiful deal. We appreciate them and all that they do for us."

The Kansas City Chiefs closed out the 2015 Training Camp with one final practice, honoring the military, at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph Missouri.

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