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The D-Bowe Show Hasn't Gone Far From The Chiefs

ATLANTA - AUGUST 13:  Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks on during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on August 13 2010 in Atlanta Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA - AUGUST 13: Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks on during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on August 13 2010 in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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The 2010 version of Kansas City Chiefs training has gone down without any big blowups, no major injuries (to key players, at least) and only a handful of showings by D-Bowe.

Yeah that's D-Bowe -- not Dwayne Bowe.

The Chiefs have been trying to curb the D-Bowe in Dwayne Bowe and while they've had much success in recent months -- he's not speaking to the media -- there's still a bit of D-Bowe there.

"He has talked to fans during drills in which he’s going the wrong direction and stood away from his teammates toward the end of last week’s game in Atlanta to hold the TV boom mic," Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star writes.

I think there's an element of D-Bowe you're never going to get rid of -- alking to the fans at training camp and doing whatever it is he does when he gets in front of the camera, among other things.

"Dropped passes, the saying goes, are more about concentration than talent," Mellinger continues. "The coaches’ rhetoric says Bowe is much improved in that area, but the lapses are too easy to notice."

I'm not sure if the lapses are easier to notice but I think we pay more attention to them. Unfortunately for Bowe, he doesn't get the benefit of the doubt because he had a poor 2009 season.

It's very, very easy to look past things when you're producing. It'll be interesting as the season goes, if Bowe starts to put up big numbers, whether the Chiefs let a little bit of D-Bowe come out.

Check out Sam Mellinger's full story on Bowe.