Morning Huddle: Chiefs Forced To Opt Out Of St. Joseph

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In the morning Chiefs Kingdom! Arrowhead to host training camp, rookie contracts explained and BRAGs guide to embedding vids. Grab yourself a cup o’ joe and get in the Huddle!

Chiefs news for 3 June 2020

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Chiefs will no longer hold their 2020 training camp in St. Joseph | ChiefsWire

The Chiefs had agreed to terms on a three-year deal back in February, securing training camp in St. Joseph, Missouri. through 2022. The agreement included an option to extend the partnership for an additional two years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic creating local restrictions around the country, the Chiefs are forced to stay at their own facility this summer.

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home | FoxSports

“We believe that each of these steps will enhance our ability to protect the health and safety of players and your football staffs and are consistent with a sound approach to risk management in the current environment,” Goodell said in the memo sent to teams.

NFL teams will not have joint practices this year | PFT

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell informed all 32 teams today that joint practices will be banned this year, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Leigh Steinberg: Explaining the NFL system of rookie contracts | TouchdownWire

Rookies who are late to training camp are labeled as holdouts, a pejorative term that makes them sound like greedy militants. In reality, they are more like freezeouts who have been prevented from reporting. Prior to the 2011 collective bargaining agreement, large numbers of first-round draft picks were late to training camp. Amid labor unrest in 1987, rookies such as Cornelius Bennett and Rod Woodson didn’t sign until after the strike, reporting in November.

Ravens will be right there with the Chiefs in 2020, according to Peter King | YahooSports

Like the Chiefs, the Ravens are one of the most exciting teams in the league to watch, and they won their division with their own MVP quarterback, Lamar Jackson. But unlike them, the Ravens finished the 2019 regular season at 14-2, good for two more wins than the Chiefs. So how do the Chiefs manage to sit atop King’s Power Rankings? It’s simple…the Super Bowl!

2020 NFL rookie class has a strong case for making an immediate impact | YahooSports

Lead back in an Andy Reid system with Patrick Mahomes at QB is as good as it gets, and that’s now CEH’s role after the Chiefs spent a first-round pick on him. Damien Williams could’ve put up big numbers himself, but he now becomes nothing more than the backup with the most fantasy upside, as Reid referred to Edwards-Helaire as a better version of Brian Westbrook who’s about to be “unleashed in our offense.” CEH is the only RB in SEC history with 1,000 rushing yards and 50-plus catches in a season and has been called the best route-running back to enter the league since Christian McCaffrey.

PSA: Embedding Videos In Comments, A Guide | AG

OK, it’s kinda weird, but here is how you do it. At YouTube click share and then select Embed. Copy the code from that and return here. In the comment field click the brackets {} to bring up the Source Code window and past the code you copied. Notify me if you have questions.

Guess who? That was for Firefox on Win7, but demonstrating it could be done has got a few dedicated types hacking away at other platforms now. Please try to read everything before asking things, and try to keep any testing of your own down on the old threads so that fresh discussion at the top won’t get cluttered. Thank you, BRaG.

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Morning Bowl of (T)Weeties:

Arrowhead Guys Twitter:

@JamesPalmerTV @ArrowheadGuys The structure of the deal makes it pretty likely that he will never be the top paid QB in a given year. $500m is large, but understanding how the contract breaks down is important.

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Local Chiefs Reporters:

If you are still seeking Patrick Mahomes content you need to listen to the podcast @ChiefsReporter did with @bobbystroupe today. One of the best podcasts I’ve listened to. Insightful discussion on the work, training and techniques that go into making #15 great. #ChiefsKingdom

Really enjoyed @ChiefsReporter’s interview with Mahomes’ trainer @bobbystroupe on the latest podcast. Wonderful insight into Pat’s work ethic and drive

A special @PatrickMahomes’ edition of “In the Trenches” as we catch up with longtime trainer and friend, @bobbystroupe, who shares his perspective of watching Mahomes develop over the years as an athlete (and person).

I know that I'm going to write about Chris Jones for freak play Friday... I just don't know what play. There are so many that are absurd.

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stjoechief
06/03/2020 8:38 am

Bummer that there won’t be training camp in St. Joe but I can’t say it’s unexpected.

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
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06/03/2020 12:02 pm

We’re all making sacrifices St.JoeChief. 🥺

Warpath
Warpath
06/03/2020 8:07 am

“WORLD CHAMPIONS”

Severely Concussed
Severely Concussed
06/03/2020 8:02 am

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