Rogers bobbled the football twice before it flung in the air and into the hands of De’Anthony Thomas, who snatched and ran with it for a touchdown. The touchdown was just one of the many moments of a strong day and overall camp for Thomas, who continued to impress coaches, fans and fellow teammates.
“In this offense, he’s doing great,” linebacker
Thomas, through nine days of practice, has shown a knack for finding open holes with blazing speed. But to Johnson, the success doesn’t stop there. So far, he’s been impressed with all Chiefs running backs.
“I’ve seen a lot of improvement,” Johnson said. “
“It’s one of those things where the level of competition from the twos and threes are going way up. I mean,
On the other side of the ball, safety
On Friday, it was announced that safety
“He’s a smart, smart kid,” Coach Reid said of Bronson. “He’s not the biggest kid. He’s smart and he understands the scheme, he understands leverage on receivers [and] he’s not afraid to get in there and tackle.”
At the right guard position, rookie
“He’s played solid football is what he’s done,” head coach Andy Reid said of Fulton. “He’s a good football player and he showed us that he’s probably a little bit better than we anticipated for where we picked him. ”
That said, Reid maintained that nothing is being determined yet.
As training camp carries on, younger players like Thomas, Bronson and Fulton are showing improvement as they get acclimated, and that trend will be important as the Chiefs head into their first preseason game on Thursday.
Marcus Cooper(spasms in hamstring) and DT Kyle Love(ankle sprain) left practice early
Eric Berrydid not practice (right heel)
Jermelle Cudjo(hamstring), WR Mark Harrison(hamstring), WR Junior Hemingway(hamstring), WR AJ Jenkins (hamstring), RB Charcandrick West(hamstring)
Mike Catapanodid not practice (flu)
Demetrius Harrisdid not practice (excused absence)
Joe McKnight(knee) and CB David Van Dyke(hamstring) did not practice
Cairo Santoskicked for the entire practice; Ryan Succopdid not kick; Head coach Andy Reid said it had nothing to do with injury and called it Santos’ day. Ryan Succop is expected to kick tomorrow