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News and notes from Wednesday’s practice

Nuts and Bolts of Wednesday's practice

  • The Kansas City Chiefs were in full pads on Wednesday morning in what was their last practice before their game on Saturday against the Arizona Cardinals
  • The players have the day off on Thursday and will go through a short "mock game" on Friday before hopping on a plane to Phoenix
  • Veteran receiver Jeremy Maclin returned to the field after missing the last couple of practices with a neck strain
  • Rookie linebacker D.J. Alexander (ankle) and linebacker Josh Mauga (heel) left practice early on Wednesday with injuries and did not return
  • Here's the **FULL INJURY REPORT** with all 13 players listed
  • It was season ticket member appreciation day at training camp, which included a pancake breakfast before practice, the chance to meet Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt, general manager John Dorsey, president Mark Donovan and a couple of Chiefs alumni
  • STMs were also given a 2015 Chiefs Yearbook
  • The Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, was in attendance at practice on Wednesday, as was Sirius XM Radio's Alex Marvez and Gil Brandt, along with Fox Sports NFL Insider, Jay Glazer
  • Find all the details of training camp at* *

The Chiefs Take to the field one last time before their first preseason game.

Some of the top plays from Wednesday's practice

There were a handful of plays that stood out during Wednesday's practice.

But the best moment of the day belonged to safety Eric Berry, who intercepted a deflected pass from Alex Smith and then proceeded to zigzag his way across the entire field several times into the end zone.


After the play, Berry tossed the ball into the crowd of Chiefs fans, who were on their feet in the stands cheering throughout his entire return.

It was Berry's third interception of camp.

After practice, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that Berry will play on Saturday against the Arizona Cardinals, although he didn't say for how long.

Another standout play from the defense came from another player making a return in 2015, linebacker Derrick Johnson.

For anyone that's had an opportunity to watch Johnson for some time, the clip below has become a staple of his game—shooting through a gap for a tackle for loss.

On the offensive side of the ball, there were three plays that stood out above the rest on Wednesday.

During the two-minute drill, the offense needed a big play down the field to put them in position to kick a "game-winning field goal," at least that's what the drill is intended to simulate.

Hopefully this simulation turns into execution when we get into the regular season because Jeremy Maclin showed exactly why everyone is so excited about what he can do for this offense with this play below.

The other top catch of the day was also from a former Missouri Tiger, receiver L'Damian Washington, who completely sold out as he made this leaping catch in 7-on-7 drills.


The best pass of the day came from quarterback Aaron Murray, who went deep down the field to rookie seventh-round draft pick Da'Ron Brown.

Here are a few other clips from today's practice:

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