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Old 07-26-2013, 08:24 PM  
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Teicher:On first play at camp, Chiefs show their new look

On first play at camp, Chiefs show their new look
By ADAM TEICHER
The Kansas City Star
Andy Reid delivered a not-so-subtle message Friday with the first play at Chiefs training camp. He had quarterback Alex Smith heave a pass deep down the middle that was hauled in for a touchdown by wide receiver Dexter McCluster.

The play served notice that after two seasons with a dormant passing attack, the Chiefs intend to revive it in a big way.

“I wasn’t ready for that,” Smith said. “I came up and I got a good look for it. Crowd pleaser.”

Much more needs to happen before the passing game can be called successful. But the intent is obviously there. Smith completed another deep pass to McCluster a few plays later.

As much as Reid enjoyed the big plays, he liked the consistency of the passing game. Smith, who completed 70 percent of his passes for the 49ers last season, went several plays into practice before throwing his first incompletion.

“There weren’t a lot of balls on the ground, and it looked like the defense had people covered,” Reid said. “They were in position.”

The trade for Smith was the biggest of the offseason moves aimed at revitalizing a sluggish offense. Smith, the first pick in the 2005 draft and San Francisco’s long-time starter, is used to such pressure.

“I’m much better equipped to handle it now,” Smith said. “When you’re a young guy and coming in and playing early, I dwelled on (negative things) too much. I let it affect my play too much. I tried to please everybody.

“I’m going to play my game. I’m going to try to work as hard as I can to get as good as I can and try to reach my potential and win a bunch of games. That’s the goal. I’m not worried about a bunch of other things.”

Smith received another peek at the expectations waiting for him at the end of practice, when a fan called to him asking Smith to be the Chiefs’ savior.

“That’s a strong word,” Smith said. “That’s a great example. When I was younger, I would have taken that literally. I tried to make every single throw and I tried to prove to everybody on every single play that, yeah, I could do this.”

That McCluster was on the receiving end of Smith’s long passes was another bonus for the Chiefs. They practiced without their most accomplished receiver, Dwayne Bowe, who is on the non-football injury list with a viral condition.

Bowe may return to practice as soon as Saturday. But no matter when he plays, the Chiefs are still in search of a consistent threat to go along with him. The diminutive McCluster has long tantalized the Chiefs with his big-play ability, but he has delivered precious few such plays since arriving as a rookie in 2010.

He bounced from receiver to running back and again to receiver, never seeming to find a comfortable spot. While it’s far too early to call him a changed player in Reid’s offense, it’s a start.

“It’s always good to start a first practice … with a big one,” McCluster said. “I’m happy I held on to the ball.”

Reid’s arrival could rescue McCluster’s career, which stalled last season under coach Romeo Crennel. Reid, then coaching the Philadelphia Eagles, was intrigued by McCluster when he was available in the 2010 draft.

The Chiefs got to him first, but Reid began making plans for McCluster shortly after arriving in Kansas City in January.

“He gives you a little flexibility,” Reid said. “You can move him around a Iittle. We’ll use him here and there.”

During offseason practice and again on Friday, McCluster lined up in a variety of spots.

“I don’t know where he couldn’t line up, to be honest, as far as skill positions go,” Smith said. “He’s got that many tools in the belt.”

Another offensive player the Chiefs are counting on is rookie running back Knile Davis. The Chiefs hope he can be turned into a kickoff return specialist, even though he never returned a kick during a game in college at Arkansas.

That process got off to a rough start Friday when Davis, who was a frequent fumbler in college, dropped a kickoff.

“We’ll get that fixed,” Reid said.
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:33 AM   #61
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not sure if it was mentioned, but the guys on 610 just said DBowe is PUP because of a chest cold, essentially. He's congested. Should be ready to roll next week.
posted in the TC thread, didn't get any play so here maybe you guys might see this


and ya, folks in KC put too much stock in TC. It's a good thing when players do well during TC, but it isn't real game time and there is no way to use it as a measuring stick against other teams.
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:46 AM   #62
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Yep.

We win training camp every year.

I have no idea why people get carried away with what these guys do in shorts.
On the other side a huge contingent complains about every negative that happens in shorts.

Most people are happy football is starting up again and really and excited for good things that could happen.

This fan base is no different than any other in that regard. Training camp is a fun time because anything can happen from there.

Yea you could focus on the worries and negatives but why do that?

The fact is this teams 2013 potential is a real mystery right now.
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:51 AM   #63
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:53 AM   #64
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Yup. Every negative report is treated like gospel. Stanzi incompletion: OMGZ BRAYS DA BESTEST EVER!!!
Irony is that CP mantra is you must draft a QB in round 1 to win the SB but many of those same people are hanging their future hopes on an UDFA.
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Irony is that CP mantra is you must draft a QB in round 1 to win the SB but many of those same people are hanging their future hopes on an UDFA.
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Old 07-27-2013, 11:03 AM   #66
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Yea you could focus on the worries and negatives but why do that?
I have wondered this myself. From what I have seen around here. It seems that a lot of the posters would rather be negative than be called a homer. It seems that these same posters would rather apologize for being wrong with some stupid cliche about 1 in a million type of thing than have hope and belief.
Some people can't handle the emotions of having a season of football go bad when they had been so positive about it.
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Old 07-27-2013, 11:05 AM   #67
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Irony is that CP mantra is you must draft a QB in round 1 to win the SB but many of those same people are hanging their future hopes on an UDFA.
Duh man those posters don't believe the chiefs will draft a QB in the 1st. Also several of those same posters thought that Bray would have been drafted in the 1st if he had have been in a better situation. Blah Blah Blah.
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Yep.

We win training camp every year.

I have no idea why people get carried away with what these guys do in shorts.
I understand that. But it is a good sign that they aren't dinking and dunking all over the place. How will that translate to when the bullets are flying? No idea.
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Old 07-27-2013, 11:46 AM   #69
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I have wondered this myself. From what I have seen around here. It seems that a lot of the posters would rather be negative than be called a homer. It seems that these same posters would rather apologize for being wrong with some stupid cliche about 1 in a million type of thing than have hope and belief.
Some people can't handle the emotions of having a season of football go bad when they had been so positive about it.
So much of this. This is why I don't throw around a ton of insults and simply roll my eyes at much... but too many people here really are weak lil pussies that refuse to get their hopes up because they will either be distraught or embarrassed if those hopes get crushed. Pussies and cowards... and they iz mad because they know it be true.
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So much of this. This is why I don't throw around a ton of insults and simply roll my eyes at much... but too many people here really are weak lil pussies that refuse to get their hopes up because they will either be distraught or embarrassed if those hopes get crushed. Pussies and cowards... and they iz mad because they know it be true.
I don't understand it. Even in the Mike Singletary, Mike Nolan years, I was optimistic going in, that THIS WAS OUR YEAR....

Now, here there is a true reason for optimism, and some people just REFUSE to at least wait and see. They must lead seriously pathetic miserable lives.
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I don't understand it. Even in the Mike Singletary, Mike Nolan years, I was optimistic going in, that THIS WAS OUR YEAR....

Now, here there is a true reason for optimism, and some people just REFUSE to at least wait and see. They must lead seriously pathetic miserable lives.
Perspective.

I don't believe Reid was the right hire, and I don't believe in Smith.

So there isn't any "true" reason for optimism.
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I don't understand it. Even in the Mike Singletary, Mike Nolan years, I was optimistic going in, that THIS WAS OUR YEAR....

Now, here there is a true reason for optimism, and some people just REFUSE to at least wait and see. They must lead seriously pathetic miserable lives.
Many of them say it is because we can not appreciate the LONG duration of KC suckage... I can somewhat appreciate that.. but still.. you can never lose your way like some seem to have. Doing so is only hurting one's self.

The hate, anger, and despair is mostly a front... a protective barrier put up to insulate them from another potential letdown. It is a self defense mechanism consciously or unconsciously deployed. If they express defeat and prepare for the worst? Then another devastating season will be less harmful. It's.. quite frankly.. the coward's way out... and gives them some semblance of a silver-lining (at least) that they can then scream out, "See!?!? I was right!"
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Many of them say it is because we can not appreciate the LONG duration of KC suckage... I can somewhat appreciate that.. but still.. you can never lose your way like some seem to have. Doing so is only hurting one's self.

The hate, anger, and despair is mostly a front... a protective barrier put up to insulate them from another potential letdown. It is a self defense mechanism consciously or unconsciously deployed. If they express defeat and prepare for the worst? Then another devastating season will be less harmful. It's.. quite frankly.. the coward's way out... and gives them some semblance of a silver-lining (at least) that they can then scream out, "See!?!? I was right!"
Psycho babble.
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