Morning Huddle: Teaser Trailer

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WATCH: Chiefs show teaser of RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire at training camp | ChiefsWire

“Really, most importantly, the first thing that we wanted to get down was just simply to work on the little things like timing,” Edwards-Helaire said. “And that was the biggest thing, just getting comfortable with even pulls and passes. And everything else, as far as getting comfortable standing next to Pat (Mahomes).” pic.twitter.com/H2hZLtfZ8O

Who will be RB2 in Kansas City Chiefs offense in 2020? | KCKingdom

In all likelihood, Thompson gets the backup spot simply because he was the backup behind Damien Williams in the Super Bowl last year (over LeSean McCoy, who did not play in the biggest game of the season) and is listed as the third stringer on the team’s depth chart (Williams’ name has not been removed yet).

I could also see Washington finding his way into a backup role due to his previous experience with the Raiders and showing he’s a reliable option. He’d make more sense over Thompson, but the Chiefs won’t be so quick to give up on Thompson and will give him more opportunities to prove himself this year.

Touchdown Wire’s pre-training camp power rankings | TouchdownWire

[1] The selection of Clyde Edwards-Helaire at the end of the first round was a stroke of genius from Brett Veach and Andy Reid. The Chiefs did not have a ton of holes coming into the draft – winning a Super Bowl often makes that clear – but he makes this offense that much tougher to defender. Edwards-Helaire can be an immediate factor in the passing game. He is coming from an offense that used five-man protection schemes on 83% of their passing plays. Meaning that if he was on the field and a pass was called, odds are he was running a route. In the wake of Damien Williams’ decision to opt-out due to COVID-19, this selection seems even smarter.

Every NFL Team’s Secret Weapon for 2020 | B/R

Those who readily recognize Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward generally fall into one of two categories: They’re Chiefs fans, or they closely followed Kansas City’s playoff run last season. Ward was not a full-time starter prior to last season—he made two starts as a rookie in 2018—but he emerged as one of the most important members of the secondary.

“Last season was Ward’s first as a starter, and he was solid, if unspectacular, snagging a pair of interceptions and breaking up six passes,” Pro Football Focus’ Steve Palazzolo wrote. “He allowed just 48 percent of passes thrown into his coverage to be caught, and those passes yielded a 73.6 passer rating.”

B/R NFL Expert Picks for 2020 Division Winners | B/R

As McKenzie Nelson reported for KSHB-TV in Kansas City, defensive tackle Chris Jones (who just inked a massive extension of his own) has predicted that the Chiefs will win five Super Bowls. Star wideout Tyreek Hill went one (actually two) better, forecasting a seven-ring dynasty that would be the greatest the NFL has ever seen.

The NFL’s Kickoff Game in Kansas City Could Set Ratings Records | AR

Assuming everything goes according to plan, on Thursday, September 10, the Kansas City Chiefs will help kick off the 2020 NFL season at home against the Houston Texans. This has been a unique offseason, to say the least, and football fans around the nation can’t wait for football to return. With many factors heading into the season, there is good reason to believe this could be the highest-rated regular season game in the history of the league.

The NFL announced there would be no preseason games in 2020. This will heighten fans’ interest in getting their first glimpse at football since the Chiefs came back from a 20-10 4th quarter deficit to defeat the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV. Kansas City will once again be in the spotlight during primetime on NBC in the first game of the NFL season. The announcers will be all over Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and his new contract. When the defense takes the field, they’re going to love talking about Chiefs’ defensive tackle Chris Jones and his extension. Fans of other teams may start getting tired of the Chiefs soon, but the opening game will be a must-watch from coast to coast.

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larch
larch
08/02/2020 10:21 am

That Watkins VS Gilmore clip: brilliant!

Rone
Rone
08/02/2020 10:17 am

I like Washington over Thompson unless Thompsons pass blocking has improved greatly.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  Rone
08/02/2020 11:30 am

I guess I have to get back on the train, the Darrell William’s train, like I did last year.
Darrell is the next running back in line. He trumps all the others. And he is better than Washington and Thompson. Nobody wants to give him credit that he deserves. He will be your starting RB when the season begins

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MasterChief
MasterChief
Reply to  zulu trader
08/02/2020 2:40 pm

I agree unless CEH really comes on strong in camp.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  MasterChief
08/02/2020 4:32 pm

Reid will never start a rookie

MasterChief
MasterChief
Reply to  zulu trader
08/02/2020 4:49 pm

Did Kareem Hunt start game 1 as a rookie? I thought he did. If he didn’t, he should have.

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
08/02/2020 9:23 am

“It’s the little things”. Andy sure gets these guys dialed into the team narrative. It’s a good thing, everyone on the same page.

Leaf
08/02/2020 9:09 am

Lol I see the morning rating troll is punctual as ever. Keep it up Petey

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MasterChief
MasterChief
Reply to  Leaf
08/02/2020 12:26 pm

Is that who it is?

Warpath
Warpath
08/02/2020 9:00 am

“WORLD CHAMPIONS”

rip58lovealways
rip58lovealways
08/02/2020 7:13 am

Sunday, I’m wishing lord that I was stoned!!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ED5s1-Fe9FA&vidve=5727&autoplay=1

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