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Dwayne Bowe's effort level is still a thing people talk about

Don Banks of reports that teams are "teams are wary of Bowe's decreased effort level after he earns a big payday." Remember all those times we questioned Bowe's effort last season? ...Oh, you don't? Don't worry. I recapped them all here for you.


That time he didn't run hard enough.

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That time he didn't jump high enough.

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That time he didn't make the tough catch in traffic.

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That time he took a bone-wrenching shot to the thigh, went back in, caught a 22-yard pass on 4th-and-15 with less than a minute left ... but couldn't stop Matt Cassel from throwing an interception on the next play!

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That time he was on the injury report with a "neck/back" injury and played anyway ... but didn't score the three touchdowns the Chiefs needed to get back in the game!

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That time he spit something that didn't look like water after staying in to block and a Browns defensive lineman cracked several of his ribs. But he only had 70 yards before the injury!

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Those times he tried to make a play on the ball.

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Knowing what was coming.

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It was cool to question Bowe's effort back in 2009.

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But why do we keep doing it?

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