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Chiefs WRs Chambers, Bowe Happy to be on the Same Field

One item I was interested in checking out at today's Chiefs game was how Dwayne Bowe would be worked back into the lineup. During the week, Todd Haley said a few times that Bowe has to learn the new stuff they've put into the offense in his four-game absence. I think most of knew Bowe was going to be suiting up.

The Chiefs signed Chris Chambers around the same time (November 3rd) they learned of Bowe's impending suspension.

The two have been on the field together two times before today.  They combined for 295 receiving yards and two touchdowns in those two games, a healthy 148 yards per game average.

"It was good," Chambers said of Bowe's return. "He brought some energy in practice.The rotation was good, the guys were fresh today.  Even though we only had four active receivers, guys were fresh throughout the week because we had an extra body in practice."

The Chiefs deactivated Lance Long and Bobby Wade today, which was a bit of a surprise. Bowe only had four catches, but one of those was a key first down on the Chiefs final scoring drive.

Bowe was actually Cassel's favorite target all afternoon. He was targeted 10 times, more than any other receiver.

"I was a little rusty," Bowe said after the game, "but just to be out there with the team and be as one kind of made me feel good. Made me glad to be back."

In two of the three games Chambers has played with Bowe, he's gone over 100 yards and scored at least one touchdown, so I imagine he's happy Bowe is back, too.

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