Chiefs news for July 26, 2021
Good morning AG! Nothing to talk about history-wise, so to the news…
Chiefs’ Cornell Powell gaining trust of Patrick Mahomes at training camp | usatoday
The rookies have a few days with starting QB Patrick Mahomes before the veteran players arrive at training camp. Fifth-round draft pick Cornell Powell is looking to take advantage of this period by building up some more chemistry with the Chiefs’ star quarterback.
Chiefs rookie TE Noah Gray credits teammates for early development | usatoday
He’s impressed Chiefs HC Andy Reid and built a repertoire with star QB Patrick Mahomes, combining for a number of standout moments during team drills at practice. The former Duke Blue Devil isn’t taking much credit for his offseason success, though. He first noted that having Organized Team Activities (OTAs) made all the difference in the world — a luxury that last year’s rookies didn’t have.
Chiefs CB DeAndre Baker close to 100% healthy, out to prove he belongs in Kansas City | usatoday
It was his first on-field action since suffering the season-ending injury, allowing him to gain some confidence prior to the arrival of veteran players on Monday. Speaking with reporters on Sunday, Baker revealed that he’s feeling near full-strength heading into training camp.
Kansas City Chiefs Superstar Patrick Mahomes Addresses Aaron Rodgers’ Situation | forbes
The face of the Green Bay Packers franchise and the reigning NFL MVP, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, has said he will no longer play for that team.
Chiefs DB Juan Thornhill admits he was never 100% in return from knee injury | yahoo
Thornhill would typically report to training camp with the veterans on Monday, but Thornhill joined the injured players, reporting to camp a few days early. This is not because of a new injury suffered late in the season or during the offseason. This is because Thornhill was still struggling late into last season with his knee injury suffered in Week 17 of the 2019 NFL season.