Romeo Crennel Talks Dwayne Bowe After The Chiefs-Rams Game

ST. LOUIS MO - DECEMBER 19: Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs hauls in a pass against Ronald Bartell #24 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 19 2010 in St. Louis Missouri. The Chiefs beat the Rams 27-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dwayne Bowe signed his franchise tender on Friday but did not travel with the Kansas City Chiefs to St. Louis to play the Rams in the second preseason game. GM Scott Pioli spoke about Bowe during the broadcast of the game and the newsy item to come out of that is that Bowe can return to practice on Monday in limited fashion and then in full pads by Tuesday.

Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel talked a little bit about Bowe after the game. He did not say whether Bowe would be available to play next week when the Chiefs host the Seattle Seahawks in the third preseason game.

Here's everything Romeo said about Bowe last night:

Are you looking forward to seeing Bowe?

"I saw him in the hallway before we left. He signed his tender. We'll give him his test, see if he can pass it -- well, he did pass the running test already -- we kept him back [in Kansas City] to start to work on his conditioning. When he's ready to play, we'll put him on the field. We'll see how soon he can get ready and go back out there."

How far behind is he?

"A whole training camp behind so that's a lot. New offense, new terminology. A lot of stuff he has to learn."

When can he get into pads?

"I think maybe Tuesday."

Could Bowe play on Friday against Seattle?

"He could. Just depends on whether he's ready or not."

[Romeo's facial expression after asked if Bowe could play on Friday]

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Would you want to play him in the last preseason game?

"I can't worry about the last one. I gotta worry about the next one after the way we played today. I'm going to try to get ready for the next game, get this team better. When Bowe is ready, we'll see what he can do."

What will Bowe bring?

"I don't know. We know what he did last year. But I haven't seen him all offseason. Walking down the hall, that's all I've seen. I don't know what he can do football-wise. When he gets up to speed then we can put him in the game."

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