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Chiefs Week in Review: June 25-30

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It’s essentially summer break for the Kansas City Chiefs as the team takes a breather before Training Camp gets underway later this month, but we’ve still had you covered all week here on Chiefs.com.

In preparation for Training Camp, which will be open to the public beginning on July 26, we’ve been breaking down the position groups and individual players that will be taking the field in St. Joseph.

Pre-Camp Reads:

Pre-Camp Reads: Breaking Down the Engine Behind the Machine

Pre-Camp Reads: Dee Ford’s Presence Could Mean Big Things for Chiefs Defense

Pre-Camp Reads: Cornerback Kendall Fuller Prepares for His First Season in Kansas City

Pre-Camp Reads: What’s Next for the Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill?

The Chiefs had some internal news to share this week with the hiring of Mike Cukyne, who will serve as the Vice President of Content and Digital Operations.

Chiefs Hire Mike Cukyne as Vice President of Content and Digital Operations

Speaking of Kansas City’s front office staff, the individuals that facilitate so much of what goes on behind the scenes for the Chiefs were recognized as the best in the league.

Chiefs’ Mitch Reynolds, Spencer Williams, Win NFL “Travel Directors of the Year” Award

Basically, Reynolds and Williams are the two in charge of booking the travel for all of the Chiefs’ games, which includes all transportation and security, hotel rooms and accommodations, and making sure that everything goes without a hitch every step of the way.

But their responsibilities don’t end there. They also plan events and do all of the logistics for training camp every year, and during practices and workouts, they are running around with the scout team—getting the team prepared for their upcoming opponent.

Click here to learn more about Reynolds and Williams.

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On the field, we took a look back at the historic season put together by the trio of tailback Kareem Hunt, wide receiver Tyreek Hill and right end Travis Kelce in 2017.

Chiefs by the Numbers: Historic Triplets

Kansas City featured a 1,000-yard running back (Kareem Hunt), a 1,000-yard wide receiver (Tyreek Hill) and a 1,000-yard tight end (Travis Kelce) last season, becoming the fifth team in NFL history to ever have such a trio.

Click here to check out more of what the group of playmakers accomplished last season.

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And unsurprisingly, both Kelce and Hill have already been mentioned as top fantasy options for next season.

Tight End Travis Kelce Appears in NFL Fantasy’s “Top 50” Rankings

Chiefs' Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill Checks in on NFL Fantasy’s “Top 50” List

In addition to those weapons on offense, the Chiefs also went out and signed one of the top wide receivers available on the open market in Sammy Watkins earlier this offseason.

According to the folks over at Pro Football Focus, the signing paired the two best wide receivers at one particular stat together on the same team.

Will Chiefs’ WRs See a Lot of Press Coverage? This Stat Shines Light on that Question

There’s a simple thought that guys like Tyreek Hill, and now Sammy Watkins, won’t see a lot of press coverage simply because of their speed and the threat of them running past a cornerback who is up in their face. They both have the kind of game-breaking ability that press coverage just invites to have shots taken down the field.

Now, it’s easy to simplify that and talk about having help over the top with safeties and all of that, but the coverage stat PFF recently released was eye-popping.

In terms of rating, the Chiefs now boast the league’s top two receivers against OFF-MAN COVERAGE from last year.

Read more by clicking here.

Meanwhile, somewhere on a beach in Jamaica, the Chiefs Cheerleaders have been busy with the calendar content shoot.

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