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Jamaal reveals: Preseason playcalling was vanilla

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"He hasn’t really called a game yet," Charles said ... "When you see the real game plan and what really goes on, and then that’s when you really can start worrying about when we get in the middle of the season. Right now it’s just preseason. The stats that you see right now don’t even count."

Starters not expected to play in preseason finale | Chiefs Spin

A drone flew into the Chiefs-Panthers game

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Something besides a football was flying above the field during the Panthers-Chiefs game. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Tuesday that a camera-toting drone flew into the stadium during the Aug. 17 exhibition game. Its operator was detained and, after questioning, the unidentified man was released and the information was forwarded to the Federal Aviation Administration, which has jurisdiction over such matters, said CMPD spokesman Rob Tufano.

Drone buzzes Panthers-Chiefs game and police pounce | CharlotteObserver.com

Chiefs kicker battle will continue in preseason finale

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"We’re going to continue the competition this week," special teams coordinator Dave Toub said Monday. "It’s going to carry over into the Green Bay week."

So they're not going to make a decision by the first deadline this Tuesday ... Evaluation continues on Chiefs offensive line | Chiefs Spin

Nice to see Matty getting another go.

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8/25 HC Mike Zimmer informed his team at a meeting that Matt Cassel beat out rookie Teddy Bridgewater for starting QB job, FOXSport's Jay Glazer reported. ... Cassel picked up OC Norv Turner's system quickly, and averaged 9.4 yards-per-attempt and completed 66.7 percent of his passes in three preseason games.

FootballDiehards.com

How long will Joe Mays be out?

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"Best case scenario eight to 10 weeks, maybe," he said. "But that’s probably pushing it a little bit. I’ve seen some people return quicker, but that’s generally against medical advice or pushing the envelope a little bit."

The opinion of one trainer ... Chiefs ILB Joe Mays undergoes wrist surgery to repair ligament damage

Geoff Schwartz meets with doctors

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"..Schwartz, who figures to be out several weeks and could be lost for the season if he needs surgery, was a key offseason acquisition."

http://nypost.com/2014/08/23/giants-guard-geoff-schwartz-exits-with-dislocated-toe/

Chiefs will get hit with a fine for second suspension

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They’ll also be required, by league policy, to pay a share of Stephenson’s lost salary to the league in the form of a fine, since he becomes the second Chiefs player to be suspended this year.

Stephenson blames suspension on unspecified prescription medication | ProFootballTalk ... Dwayne Bowe being the other.

KC Wolf will return after accident last year

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"I'm just thankful to be back to doing what I do. I run around in a costume and I act like a nut for a living. It doesn't get any better than that," Meers said. "You used to get in trouble for that in school. Now I'm making a living doing it."

Dan Meers reaches settlement with Chiefs, will return as KC Wolf | KMBCe

Lovie Smith on the Bucs new player and former Chief Rishaw Johnson

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"He has good video. It's not like he's some guy we're trying to search for. Being on an active roster for a period of time with Seattle and Kansas City, we know those guys. And, of course, he's a good player."

Lovie Smith praises new Buccaneers guard Rishaw Johnson - Bucs Nation

Jamaal Charles returns to practice

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Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles returned to practice on Thursday, but not with the starters. Charles, who did not make the trip to Carolina for last Sunday’s preseason game because of an off-field foot injury, worked the second team and scout team in Thursday’s practice.

Jamaal Charles returns to practice for Chiefs | The Kansas City Star ... I am guessing he doesn't play on Saturday night.
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