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Tony Moeaki's injury will keep him out until KC Chiefs training camp

The Kansas City Chiefs have yet to face any injury problems in the 2013 offseason ... with the exception of Tony Moeaki. The KC Chiefs fourth-year tight end hasn't participated this offseason due to a knee injury and likely won't be ready until training camp, according to Andy Reid.


So there's this:

The Chiefs offseason program ends on June 6 so it's also accurate to say that Moeaki is out for at least another two weeks. The injury to Moeaki is reportedly a knee scope over the offseason. It's not clear when, exactly, that happened. It was first reported in mid-March though it happened sometime after the season.

There are a lot of "likely" and "hopes" used here, which is concerning because of Moeaki's injury history. That he hasn't participated in any of the Chiefs offseason activities, with a new head coach and a new offense coming in, is also concerning. Moeaki is entering the final year of his contract -- due over $1.3 million -- so there's not a huge incentive to cut him before the season. The Chiefs also signed Anthony Fasano to a four-year deal and drafted Travis Kelce in the third round.

Given all that, it's hard to see Moeaki have a sizable impact on the Chiefs 2013 season, at least early on. I'd love to be wrong but the moves the Chiefs have made this offseason indicate otherwise.

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