Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 6/4

Peter Aiken

Good morning! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. Enjoy!

Chiefs Rushing Attack Primed For 2013 from The Mothership

"Obviously, we know what he did last year - Pro Bowl running back, had over 1500 yards, excellent, excellent season," Pederson said of Charles.

"He's a guy that we can put in multiple spots. He's a sharp kid. He's worked extremely hard this offseason. Really, I think the sky is the limit with him, with what we're trying to do; just put him in different spots and using his ability to, again, create matchups defensively."

Pederson was asked if the Chiefs plan to use Charles' teammate Dexter McCluster as a running back or a wide receiver; the answer was quick.

"Both," said Pederson. "I think really you can put him in either spot because he's familiar with both spots and, again, create matchups and hopefully get those mismatches during the game."

Former Coach Dick Vermeil To Visit Andy Reid At Chiefs Practice from KC Star

"I have a great appreciation for him as a person and as a coach," said Vermeil, who was at Shoal Creek Golf Course on Monday to participate in the Trent Green Golf Classic to benefit Ronald McDonald House charities. "I've been on his practice field and watched him coach. I've been in meetings and watched him coach. I'm just impressed with how he does things. It's more the old-fashioned way to coach. He works them hard and makes them better. He's fair to his players. There's no (clutter) in his message in any way. He's very straightforward. He's intense, but at a level where players can still learn."

Vermeil, an occasional visitor at Eagles workouts over the last seven seasons, will visit practice today in Kansas City as the Chiefs begin their final week of offseason work with a three-day minicamp at their Truman Sports Complex practice facility.

Chiefs WRs Preparing For Impact Season from The Mothership

The Kansas City Chiefs upgraded their offense in the offseason, planning to move the ball more effectively, both on the ground and via the air. Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe will play a huge role in the success of the team's offense this year and will have some help.

The guy responsible for spearheading drives up and down the field in 2013 is Chiefs QB Alex Smith, who has been utilizing several different receivers during OTAs, including Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway.

KCChiefs.com Video: Red And Gold: Episode 12

Chiefs: QB Alex Smith 'Everything That We thought He Was' from The Deseret News

"It's been great," Smith said of his first few practices with the Chiefs. "It's been football. I've been itching for this for a long time. I was sitting there watching a lot of football at the end of last year. I've said this before: This is what I wanted, and now it's here. I'm just trying to make the most of it."

Chase Daniel To Host Football Camp In Columbia Later This Month from OzarksFirst.com

Chase Daniel, new Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and former Mizzou star, will be returning to Columbia to host his first football camp, June 22-23rd in Columbia and Chase joined me to talk about the camp.

Chase says the goal of the camp is to make football fun for the kids.

Students Recognized For Accomplishments And Service At Class Day from Princeton.edu

Catapano, a defensive lineman for the football team, became Princeton's first NFL draft pick since 2001 when the Kansas City Chiefs selected him in the 2013 draft. He was named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year following the 2012 season, won the Asa S. Bushnell Cup, and is a three-time All-Ivy honoree.

NFL Fantasy Football: 10 Potential Draft Bargains from NFL.com

Alex Smith, QB, Kansas City Chiefs: He'll have the confidence of knowing he's not a threat to be replaced. More importantly, he'll lead an offense that plays to some of his strengths as a mobile quarterback. A suspect receiving corps shouldn't matter; head coach Andy Reid has guided quarterbacks to success without quality weapons on the outside.

An Edge For Ex-College Coaches? from ESPN

It's hard to imagine, but the offseason for the Eagles, Chiefs and Cleveland Browns ends Thursday. Kelly, Reid and Browns coach Rob Chudzinksi began their offseason programs April 1. Their three-day minicamps will be held Tuesday-Thursday.

After Thursday, everything is shut down for those teams until the start of training camp toward the end of July. That's a seven-week vacation that will give the young players plenty of time to forget what they learned the past two months.

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