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News and notes from Wednesday’s practice

Nuts and Bolts of Wednesday's practice:

  • It was an overcast morning with temperatures in the 70s
  • After spending much of Tuesday's practice hitting in full pads, Wednesday's practice was a bit lighter for the players at Kansas City Chiefs training camp
  • The players were in shorts and shirts and the practice lasted just under two hours
  • Defensive lineman David Irving (back) and cornerback Phillip Gaines (knee) returned to practice after missing time over the past few days
  • Coach Andy Reid continued to rotate players along the offensive line with the first-team offense
  • After practice, coach Reid, safety Ron Parker, receiver De'Anthony Thomas and tackle Eric Fisher all spoke with the media
  • The players have the day off on Thursday and will return to St. Joseph, Missouri for a practice on Friday, which is Social Media Day
  • There will be T-shirt giveaways and much, much more. Details coming to soon.
  • Find all training camp information at


The Chiefs took to the field to close out the first week of the 2015 Training Camp held at Missouri Western State University.


Top Plays from Wednesday's practice

While there wasn't any live contact as the players were in shorts, there were a handful of plays that got a rise from the crowd on Wednesday morning.

During one of the special teams periods, punter Dustin Colquitt, who ranks No. 1 in franchise history in career punts downed inside the 20-yard line (316), gave his teammates some practice at pinning teams deep in their own territory.


Frankie Hammond, Marcus Cooper and Tello Luckett all made fantastic plays in this drill as each caught the ball in the air within two yards of the goal line.

It's often a momentum-changing play in a game and we saw the Chiefs working on it Wednesday morning.

But the best play of the day was a diving interception from safety Eric Berry, who was able to grab a deflected Aaron Murray pass by laying out for it before it hit the ground and gave the crowd their biggest ovation of the day.

After practice, Berry was one of the last players to leave the field as he was signing autographs for Chiefs Kingdom.

Player Spotlight – Defensive Lineman Jaye Howard (w/ special guest Mike DeVito)

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