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Chiefs Training Camp Update 8/27

And the updates are coming in for the Kansas City Chiefs lone practice today as they alternate between two practices and one.

Here are few highlights:

  • Derrick Johnson is still out with an unknown injury
  • The Chiefs are actively game planning for the Seahawks in practice
  • Ryan Succop kicked a football into the woods

More updates, after the jump.

General stuff

  • The Chiefs worked on more goal line and short yardage situations, responding to last week's game against the Vikings. (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Chiefs morning practice was mostly geared toward getting ready for Saturday's preseason game against Seattle. It's the most extensive work they've done in the preseason preparing for an opponent. (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)


  • QB Brodie Croyle was looking very in sync with his receivers today. (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Brodie Croyle was also working with the scout team (
  • WR Dwayne Bowe had a nice TD grab, prompting Todd Haley to say, "That’s being smart and disciplined. Good job." (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • No. 2 offensive line, from left to right: Damion McIntosh, Tavares Washington, Wade Smith, Andy Alleman and Ikechuku Ndukwe (


  • LB Demorrio Williams filled in for Derrick Johnson (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • LB Monty Beisel had a pick underneath during 7 on 7. (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Brandon Flowers knocked down at least three passes during the practice, including running step-for-step with WR Quinten Lawrence, maybe the fastest player on the team. (

Special teams

  • K Ryan Succop knocked a football into the woods, after it sailed through the uprights. (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • Ricardo Colclough returned some kicks.  He hasn't done this in a few years (


  • Held out today were LB Derrick Johnson, LB Zach Thomas, TE Jake O’Connell and RB Kolby Smith (Josh Looney at the Mothership)
  • No information on Derrick Johnson's injury, but since he's lifting weights and doing cardio in the rehab area, it can't be too serious. (Bob Gretz at CBS Sports)
  • Zach Thomas was not on the field at all for the second day in a row (

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