Chiefs news for September 7, 2022
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Today in non Chiefs’ history: Louis Leakey was born in 1903, famous for his work on establishing human evolutionary development in Africa, particularly through his discoveries in the Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.
Chiefs injury, absence updates from Day 9 of training camp | Chiefswire
WR Daurice Fountain was back at practice after missing the last practice on Thursday with a groin injury. He gave this practice a shot, but he suffered a finger injury shortly after the install period
Andy Reid talks Isiah Pacheco: ‘He’s got a little juice to him’ | Chiefswire
Pacheco was seen as a physical running back at Rutgers who could churn out yards, but that was born out of necessity given the state of the offense.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce on wearing Guardian Caps: ‘I think they’re silly’ | Chiefswire
“I think the guardian caps are silly,” Kelce said. “We’re just out here wearing mushroom helmets that are doing nothing but adding weight to our heads. Hopefully, we can get rid of those so we don’t have to wear them again.”
Chiefs rookie WR Skyy Moore adjusting to dual roles on offense, special teams | Chiefswire
Moore returned a combined three kicks for 21 yards and one punt for no yards in college, so his experience there is quite limited. His role on offense, however, is progressing much the same. Moore explained that it may take some time given the intricacies of Andy Reid’s schemes and the different roles that he might play within them.
2022 NFL Preview: We’re about to find out if the Chiefs are a long-lasting dynasty | yahoo/sports
There are plenty of teams that looked like they’d win for many, many years — some with great quarterbacks — and they never make it back to a Super Bowl after their first couple. It could be Dan Marino’s Miami Dolphins, Brett Favre’s Green Bay Packers, Kurt Warner’s St. Louis Rams, Drew Brees’ New Orleans Saints, Aaron Rodgers’ Packers, Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks … sometimes budding dynasties end way before we think they will. The NFL is competitive. Nothing is ever guaranteed.
2 Chiefs WRs Appear to Have Leg up in Roster Competition | Heavy
The coordinator noted that he lost somewhere around six key contributors on special teams this offseason. “We gotta replace them,” Toub stated. “It’s going to be tough.”
Chiefs to sign former USFL WR Devin Gray on one-year deal | Chiefswire
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Chiefs intend to sign WR Devin Gray on a one-year deal. A former undrafted free agent out of the University of Cincinnati in 2018 NFL draft, Gray signed with the Atlanta Falcons and spent three seasons with them from 2018-2020
ESPN Projects the Chiefs’ Offensive Line to be the Best in the NFL | Chiefs.com
The folks at ESPN utilized some advanced metrics to project how each respective offensive line unit will fare in 2022, and after dominating up front last season, it should come as no surprise that the Kansas City Chiefs checked in at No. 1.