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Top 5 Headlines 9/11: Dwayne Bowe should be full go on Sunday

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*1. Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Dwayne Bowe will resume 'full role' this week *

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe spent all of last week away from the team while he served his one‐game suspension for violating the NFL's substance‐abuse policy.

As you might expect, following the Chiefs' disappointing 26‐10 loss to Tennessee on Sunday, he's being welcomed back with open arms this week.  "    READ MORE…

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2. Special‐teams play gave Chiefs linebacker Jerry Franklin an edge in making roster

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Wednesday that special‐teams play was one of the reasons the team promoted Jerry Franklin to the 53‐man roster instead of fellow inside linebacker Nico Johnson.

"He's a real good special‐teams player, that's what he is," Reid said of Franklin."    READ MORE…

*3. Chiefs‐Broncos Preview *

By The Associated Press

"Missing two defensive starters is not the way Kansas City hoped to head into a matchup against Peyton Manning, who shredded the Chiefs in a pair of Denver Broncos' victories last season.

Coach Andy Reid is confident Kansas City can overcome the unfortunate circumstance, but he's also likely focusing on how to get Jamaal Charles more touches during Sunday's matchup in Denver."    READ MORE…

4. Derrick Johnson was on pace to become Chiefs' best ILB since Lanier

By Sean Keeler - FOX Sports Kansas City

"KANSAS CITY, Mo. ‐‐ Donnie Edwards is the name that immediately springs to mind as a quick rebuttal, but he did his best work ‐‐ or, rather, strung together the most consistent stretch of his best work ‐‐ in San Diego.

Let's face it. When it comes to the Kansas City Chiefs and inside linebackers, there are two categories: 1. Willie Lanier; 2. Everybody else."    READ MORE…

5. Chiefs signed Vickerson for the longer haul

By Adam Teicher -

"Vickerson's former team. That's a nice coincidence but not the reason they signed the veteran defensive end.

The Chiefs would not only like to get Vickerson on the field Sunday against the Broncos in Denver but in the subsequent 14 games as well. "    READ MORE…

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