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Old 11-15-2012, 03:45 PM  
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Bowe wants to stay in KC

Bowe says he never wanted out of KC, wants to finish career as a Chief
By ADAM TEICHER
The Kansas City Star
Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe says he'd like to stay with the Chiefs.
JOHN SLEEZER
Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe says he'd like to stay with the Chiefs.


Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe sought to clear up what he said was a misconception that he wanted out of Kansas City. To the contrary, Bowe said Thursday in a rare interview he would like to finish his career with the Chiefs.

“Why wouldn’t I want to stay here? It’s a no-brainer for me,” said Bowe, who became emphatic once the topic was introduced. “I never said I didn’t want to be here. I never said that. This is where it started for me. This is where people know me from. That’s crazy to me.

“When I heard that, I was like, ‘Where did that come from?’ I never said I wanted out. Please clear that up for me. Do I play like I don’t want to be here? I just keep my mouth closed and play the game. That’s what I do. Please tell everybody to stop saying I’m a bad guy. I just don’t talk (to the media much).”

Bowe is on the verge of becoming the greatest pass receiver in Chiefs history, at least statistically. With another 12 catches, Bowe will become their career leading pass catcher for a wide receiver, passing Henry Marshall.

He would then become the Chiefs second-leading career pass receiver, though he would still be about 500 catches behind tight end Tony Gonzalez.

Because of the history, among other reasons, Bowe said he would like to remain with the Chiefs.

“This is where I was drafted,” Bowe said. “When I’m finished, I feel I should be in the Hall of Fame and hopefully win Super Bowls.

“I play the game to win. That’s what I do week in and week out. I feel we can do that here, of course. Things happen and it won’t be easy but I try to show (that spirit) and it will become contagious. You’ll see it. It’s coming.”

It’s less than certain that Bowe figures into the Chiefs’ long-term plans. When the sides couldn’t agree on a contract this year, the Chiefs made Bowe their franchise player, and after missing all of offseason practice and training camp in protest, he signed their one-year contract worth about $9.5 million.

The Chiefs and Bowe could agree to terms for a long-term contract after this season, but it seems unlikely given that the Chiefs didn’t offer a deal this year that would make Bowe happy and he’ll be another year closer to the end of his career.

The Chiefs could also keep Bowe again as their franchise player.

“We’ll have to see how all that goes,” Bowe said. “All I can do is continue to play my best here to make it happen.”

By the numbers, Bowe hasn’t been affected much by the numerous problems otherwise dragging down the 1-8 Chiefs. He has is having one of the better statistical seasons of his career.

Bowe has 49 receptions, putting him on pace for 87. His career high is 86 set in 2008. But he has only three touchdowns, each coming in the fourth quarter of a blowout loss.

“I think I’ve been productive,” he said. “My production has been steady.

“As a receiver, my job is to catch the ball from the quarterback no matter who that is. With both quarterbacks coming in and playing to the best of their ability, I think I’ve been doing a great job catching either one of their passes. It’s all in the head coach’s decision who plays. I try to compete at a high level each week. I try to give my team a better opportunity to win. That’s what I work in practice to do.”

Bowe turned 28 in September, so he’s approaching the age when some receivers begin to lose their skills. But he said he planned to play several more seasons.

“I think I’m just getting started,” Bowe said. “I’m 28, but I’ve learned how to play with (nine) different quarterbacks. I learned how to be the man … you can see that during the majority of the game I’m always going to be open. It took years for me to learn all that and it’s going to extend my career and I’ll be a big-time playmaker.

“I feel like I’ve got at least six more (seasons) in me, six more (easily). I love this game. You can tell in the way I play it … 33, 34, that’s what I’m shooting for.”

Bowe, notorious earlier in his career for arriving at Chiefs camp out of shape, said he would work harder during the offseason to maintain his conditioning.

“When you’re young you go off just talent,” he said. “The older you get, it’s all about technique. This offseason, I’m definitely going to have a personal trainer travel with me wherever I go and work on the things I need to work on.”

In the meantime, the Chiefs have seven games remaining. Pointing to Monday night’s overtime loss in Pittsburgh as progress, Bowe said the Chiefs would win their share of them.

“Guys are just starting to know how to play together,” Bowe said. “That’s one thing coach talks about, guys playing together and playing as a team and sometimes it takes a team eight games or how many games it is to figure it out. I think guys have just figured out how to put it all together.

“We’re not that far away from winning. Seven games is a long time in football.”

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/11/15...#storylink=cpy
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:37 AM   #316
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They all say this people so they look like a team player.... Bowe is Long Gone
Not if the Chiefs tag him.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:39 AM   #317
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Maybe. But considering Bowe has always suffered the 'dropsies' at the worst possible time of a game 'all of his career' and considering he has a 'Pop Warner' QB throwing to him that actually physically insults the Pop Warner league and on a team that is the worst in the NFL, having a subpar year, Bowe may be realizing the FA market will not be as big as he thinks. Bowe with this much foresight ????? Nahhhhh, he is Fitz material all the way
Bowe is on pace for 80+ catches this season. He's not even in the top 10 in drops.
Subpar?
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:56 AM   #318
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Wait..What?

The guy posted a Twitter post from a well respected writer about Bowe wanting out. How is that BS?

He's also far from a troll. That's just ****ing absurd.
Check him in the royals threads
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:01 AM   #319
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Subpar?
Like, dropping the ball the in the most crucial times to extend drives ???

Damn right he is subpar !!
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:07 AM   #320
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Like, dropping the ball the in the most crucial times to extend drives ???

Damn right he is subpar !!
You're an idiot.

Did you miss the catch that set up the FG to tie?

Other better WRs in this league have more drops.

Did you see the stat compared to Fitz?
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:09 AM   #321
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Bowe dropped one pass that had consequences last week. Get over it, morons.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:16 AM   #322
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You're an idiot.

Did you miss the catch that set up the FG to tie?

Other better WRs in this league have more drops.

Did you see the stat compared to Fitz?
9 mil a year. Catch every damn ball 'especially' when it is right in your mitts.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:17 AM   #323
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9 mil a year. Catch every damn ball 'especially' when it is right in your mitts.


You're a ****ing moron.
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You're a ****ing moron.
Hard to argue a real expensive truth, uh?
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:19 AM   #325
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9 mil a year. Catch every damn ball 'especially' when it is right in your mitts.
Dude.....Megatron gets paid a SHIT TON more than Bowe......and has more drops than Bowe.
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9 mil a year. Catch every damn ball 'especially' when it is right in your mitts.
Unrealistic expectations.

Dwayne Bowe has 5 drops this year.

That's less than Calvin Johnson, Wes Welker, Brandon Marshall, Demaryius Thomas (who is having a breakout season as a stud WR) and Andre Johnson. It's the same number of drops as REGGIE ****ING WAYNE.
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Hmmmm.......Matt Stafford, Tom Brady, Jay Cutler, Peyton Manning, Matt Schaub and Matt Cassel.

One of those doesn't belong.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:23 AM   #328
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I really hope people don't pay him for advice.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:29 AM   #330
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Hard to argue a real expensive truth, uh?
With dipshits like you, yes.

The facts are in this thread and elsewhere.

You dumbasses just choose to ignore them.
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