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If you can’t make the trek to Canton, you can still commune with other DT fans to enjoy the festivities, which will include an acceptance speech by Thomas’ son, Derrion.
The Week Ahead | Watch party planned for Thomas induction From the KC Star
"The pressure is put on you each and every week that you play this game," Cassel said. "Every week you have different pressures that come with what team you are going to play and what defense. The contract is not the pressure; it is the weekly preparation and getting your team ready to win ball games."
Monday Cup O’Chiefs From Bob Gretz
Defensive Line Coach Tim Krumrie got frustrated with defensive tackle Tank Tyler when Tyler didn’t sprint back to the line of scrimmage after the whistle blew. Krumrie threatened the rest of the players that if they didn’t hustle back after the whistle blew, they’d be running the drill all night. Joining the drill after a few minutes was linebackers Turk McBride and Tamba Hali.
Sunday, August 2: Afternoon Practice From the UWRF Chiefs Site
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind between 5 and 14 mph.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northwest wind between 8 and 10 mph.
Today's weather from the National Weather Service
One of the problems with fandom has always been that there is no real set of rules. A person could feel free to root for the Chiefs one year, then switch allegiances to the Cowboys the next, and there was no rulebook to reference to show them that what they did was wrong. Michael Tunison has corrected that with his new book, “The Football Fan’s Manifesto,” which is scheduled to be released laster this month.
QQ. & A. With Michael Tunison on ‘Football Fan’s Manifesto’From the New York Times (check out the video at the bottom of the article)
Chiefs Players Updates via Twitter
ToonIcon Anutha day down!!!!...by the way im reading everyones tweets jus to see how you outsiders get to enjoy August!!! and im Stuck in jail lol
superdj56 happy b-day to my dad. RIP pops
Fryar34 todays advice for the haters....dont mention anotha man's name while tryin to talk to a woman....its not a good look....TRUST!
Fryar34 anotha 2-a-day tomorrow, gotta get my rest....nite my fellow tweets...until i tweet again!
Tweets from some of the press
mitchholthus Wow...good long tough practice. I like the way the team approached the 4-3 inside run drills. Its obvious they want to be a physical team.
mitchholthus Watching special teams work with 15 year long snapper Kendall Gammon is like talking computers w Bill Gates. Drill today he wanted 4 8yrs
kb_kcstar Tomorrow's a two-a-day, and players already were getting tired on Day 2. Think Haley has sympathy? "That's the name of the game," he said.
Some interesting Tweets from the common folks:
Chunt2318: Chiefs fans: NFL Network will be airing Derrick Thomas' 7 sack game against the Seahawks tonight at 8:00 pm EST/ 7:00 pm CST. HOF Week!
kcxfactor: In heaven here in River Falls at Chiefs camp, I'm doing camp updates after every practice that have been called the best out there, check th