Chiefs Training Camp: Day 8 Practice Report

July 27, 2012; St. Joseph, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jon Baldwin (89) takes a break during training camp at Missouri Western State University. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE

The Kansas City Chiefs had another day of typical practice on Friday, and it feels good to say that football is a part of a routine again. Romeo Crennel said the players are beginning to really feel it on a daily basis and that they're pushing through any soreness or fatigue to still enjoy the activity and it seems like there's a positive vibe with high expectations at St. Joseph.

As we disclosed yesterday, several players were out for Thursday's practice and some will likely remain out today at Family Fun Day. We won't know the particulars until after Romeo Crennel is finished with this morning's walk-through, but the guys who were out for various reasons yesterday include: Brandon Siler, Brandon Flowers, Donald Washington, Ethan Johnson and Jacques Reeves.

Here's a quick rundown of reports from Friday's practice:

One thing that's been made clear through the first week of practice at Chiefs training camp is that the offense is better. Just how much better is impossible to tell since it's not as if Romeo Crennel is going to allow his defense to go after his offense. Crennel has already said "no scrimmages" in practice, so the Chiefs will have to wait until their first preseason action to get a read on some of these guys.

That said, here's some examples of how the offense is impressive observers:

Even Colgate's Nate Eachus cannot be stopped:

As an example of why multiple viewpoints are necessary at times:

The good news is that the impact players returning from injury continue to impress:

As for the quarterback competition, it was clear that mixed reviews were coming in there as well:

One final note here is that Dexter McCluster and Devon Wylie apparently both finding their place on the roster:

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