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Top 5 Headlines 8/25: Reid Confident Chiefs Will be Ready WK 1

Posted Aug 25, 2014

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1. Reid: Chiefs not far from being good team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After Saturday night's lopsided loss to the Minnesota Vikings, the Kansas City Chiefs have the look of a team that could use another month of training camp before being ready for the regular season.

They won’t have that luxury. They have a couple of practices and the final preseason game against the Green Bay Packers this week and then the Chiefs begin preparations for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener. ”    READ MORE…

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2. Smith's picks most alarming part of KC loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Except for one glaring problem, you might be able to overlook the Kansas City Chiefs’ continuing offensive woes. Except for that same glaring problem, you might be able to pass off Saturday night’s 30-12 loss to the Minnesota Vikings as one of those preseason hiccups.

But the offensive struggles and the blowout loss have meaning for the same reason: Turnovers by quarterback Alex Smith. ”    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Joe Mays ‘could be out for a while’ with wrist injury

It appears Joe Mays, on of the Chiefs' starting inside linebackers, could be out for a while.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Sunday that Mays, who missed Saturday's exhibition loss to Minnesota, had wrist surgery to repair ligament damage in his wrist.”    READ MORE…

4. The Kansas City Chiefs will take a small step back from last year’s success. Here’s why.

Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs rebounded from arguably the worst campaign in franchise history (2-14) to an 11-5 record that included nine straight wins to start the season and a AFC wild-card berth. Alex Smith threw for 3,313 yards and 23 touchdowns while Jamaal Charles led all running backs in rushing touchdowns (12) and total scores (19).

There is doubt, however, they can do it again.”    READ MORE…

5. Tough Roster Decisions Coming for Chiefs

The art of building a successful football team means a lot of sleepless nights, countless hours of watching tape and a lot of tough decisions for everyone involved.

The NFL requires teams to have their rosters trimmed down to 75 players by Tuesday, which means 15 current Chiefs players will be released.”    READ MORE…

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