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Chiefs Training Camp Update 8/17 AM

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Updated: 1:37 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs had another full pads practice this morning.  Here are a few general highlights:

  • New WR Ashley Lelie is on the field
  • QB Tyler Thigpen was on the field but not in full pads in the AM practice
  • T Barry Richardson is getting first team reps at RT

We're still waiting for the UW-RF report so we'll update this post when it comes in.  Updated: 1:37 PM

General stuff

  • Perfect weather this morning in River Falls - 74 degress and 56% humidity.  Wish I could say the same about Kansas City - Rain, rain and more rain! (National Weather Service)
  • Ashley Lelie is wearing jersey #17 (Josh Looney Twitter)
  • G Wade Smith and S DaJuan Morgan return to practice (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • 110 people were in attendance, 77 of which were there for Seniors' Day (UWRF)


  • T Barry Richardson took first team reps at right tackle during walk thrus (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Ts Damion McIntosh and Herb Taylor are working with the second team at right tackle (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • LJ treated the goal line situations like a live game diving over the top of the line (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • "LJ acts like its November...dives over from one like its the real smoke....touchdown Kanzasss City (Mitch Holthus Twitter
  • OL coach Bill Muir was hyping up their next opponents LBs (Vikings) (UWRF)
  • RB Jackie Battle lost a controversial fumble but Haley later ruled him down (UWRF)


  • DE Tyson Jackson beat McIntosh and overall had his best pass rushing session of camp (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • Mike Brown is running with the first team defense after Bernard Pollard's injury (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • Ricardo Colclough had a pick six in the red zone to end practice (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • Tyson Jackson and Ron Edwards teamed up to stop a draw play (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Wallace Gilberry made a nice play and was encouraged by Vrabel (UWRF)
  • Alfonso Boone had to run after jumping offsides (UWRF)
  • Brandon Carr defended a Cassel pass to Copper and later picked up a fumble (but Haley ruled against it) (UWRF)

Special teams

  • Succop was 3/4 in the early goings making from 40, 42 and 49 and missing from 53 (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Engram, Savage, Lawrence and Leggett returned punts today


  • No reports of an injury but Tyler Thigpen is on the field but not in full pads (Josh Looney Twitter)
  • Others not participating: G Tavares Washington, RB Kolby Smith, LB Zach Thomas (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • S Bernard Pollard left practice early received treatment on a right ankle/foot injury (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • Andy Studebaker practiced but had his right arm taped up (I saw him headed to the trainers' room in Saturday's game) (UWRF)