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6/4 Headlines: First Team Mixing It Up

Posted Jun 4, 2014

Daily headlines to keep you up-to-date on the latest Chiefs news from local and national media

Chiefs mix up the first teams in practice No. 4 of OTAs

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Here are some observations from practice No. 4 of the Chiefs’ offseason training activities:

The Chiefs are still mixing up their first teams pretty good. On offense, J’Marcus Webb got the nod at right tackle, while Rishaw Johnson got the nod at right guard. Weston Dressler, Frankie Hammond and Junior Hemingway mixed in with the regulars (Dwayne Bowe, Donnie Avery) at receiver. Demetrius Harris also got some work at tight end…” READ MORE…

Football waits no more for Duvernay-Tardif

Excerpt from ESPN.com

“KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Laurent Duvernay-Tardif planned to watch the second day of the recent NFL draft on TV, which was probably not a bad idea. There was a reasonable chance his name could be called in the third round.

Work called instead. Duvernay-Tardif, a third-year medical student at Montreal's McGill University, got called in around the time the draft started to the neonatal intensive care at that school's medical center to assist with an emergency C-section…” READ MORE…

Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah proves he belongs again as starting free safety

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“A year ago, Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was feeling his way around the secondary, fighting off a season’s worth of rust.

He was playing with a new team and learning a new scheme after spending a year out of football…” READ MORE…

Chiefs release offensive tackle Colin Kelly

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“The Chiefs released offensive tackle Colin Kelly on Tuesday.

Kelly, 24, is listed at 6 feet 5 and 298 pounds. He signed with the team as an undrafted free agent out of Oregon State in May 2013 but landed on injured reserve when he suffered a knee injury in July…” READ MORE…

The intrinsic value of an old Chiefs jersey

Excerpt from FOX Sports Kansas City

“ST. LOUIS ‐‐ I awakened this morning to find a Kansas City Chiefs jersey folded over the back of a chair in my breakfast room. A jersey I'd never seen before.

Number 92. Didn't ring a bell…” READ MORE…

Chiefs’ Berry preparing for changes at safety

Excerpt from The Sports Xchange

“KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It seems the only constant in the National Football League is change and Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has experienced quite a bit of that in four seasons in the league.

There’s the departure of the general manager (Scott Pioli) that selected him in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft, along with the head coach (Todd Haley) and defensive coordinator (Romeo Crennel) he found when he showed up at Arrowhead Stadium as a rookie…” READ MORE…

Around the League Tweets

NFL.com, Ian Rapoport - @RapSheet: The #AZCardinals sign LB Ernie Sims to fill in for Daryl Washington. They worked him out last week in case

ESPN, Adam Schefter - @AdamSchefter: When Rams open minicamp this week, QB Sam Bradford will be ready to go; OT Jake Long will not. Both expected to be ready for regular season.

Pro Football Talk - @ProFootballTalk: Jerry Jones just says "No" to Brian Urlacher talk wp.me/p14QSB-9uKr

NFL on ESPN - @ESPNNFL: "The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it." - Vince Lombardi

USA TODAY Sports - @USATODAYsports: Titans QB Charlie Whitehurst lied about losing an arm-wrestling contest to the punter: usat.ly/1kv7R3M

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