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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 6/21

Good morning! Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news. It's beautiful here in Jersey and the Shore might be calling my name today. Have a great weekend, friends.

Jamie Squire

Chiefs Hosted New Season Ticket Members from The Mothership

The Chiefs hosted the newest Season Ticket Members (STM) at Arrowhead Stadium this week, for a chance to meet Chiefs players and ambassadors, tour the stadium and learn more about the benefits of their membership.

"The Rookie STM event provided us the opportunity to welcome our newest ticket members into the Chiefs family," Jayne Martin, Chiefs Director of Fan Experience, commented. "It was important for us to personally meet with our first year STMs and share with them all of the important information about their membership, so they could maximize their experience."

Reid Might Not Be Panicking About Chiefs' Corners, But The Rest Of Us Are from FS Kansas City

You can almost picture it now, can't you? It's Week 2 at Sports Authority Field, and Peyton Manning strides to the line with that John Wayne gait of his and turns his head from side to side, scanning the Kansas City Chiefs defense in front of him.

In the corner of one eye, Marcus Cooper. In the corner of the other, Ron Parker.

MANNING (takes a deep breath to collect himself): Oh-bwa ... Sorry. (Takes a deep breath again.) Oma-bwahahaha ... Damn! (Coughs.) Sorry, sorry, sorry. My bad. Oma-haaaaahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahaaaaaa!

So maybe that's John Dorsey's master plan.

Chiefs Mailbag: The Road To Training Camp Begins from Chiefs Spin

From not fitting the scheme or the financial reasons to cut ties, there are arguments for both sides whether the Chiefs are better or worse without Flowers.

That said, a work in progress is what comes to immediate mind.

With last year's starter Sean Smith running with the second-team the final four days of OTAs and missing minicamp with an illness, the Chiefs have worked Marcus Cooper in Smith's spot at right cornerback and Ron Parker at left cornerback with the first team during 11-on-11 and 9-7 drills. Chris Owens has defended the slot.

The big question is whether Smith returns to his normal position, a question that has been posed to Chiefs coach Andy Reid twice.

Former Rutgers WR Mark Harrison Signs With Kansas City Chiefs from

Harrison was expected to compete for a role in the Patriots offense this offseason, withspeculation that he could transform into an athletic tight end in the mold of Aaron Hernandez. But Harrison's Patriots career ended suddenly, as he was cut on June 4 after being late for an offseason workout, according to a report by

Harrison will get a fresh start in Kansas City, where he'll join former Rutgers teammate Marcus Cooper. Cooper is coming off a successful rookie season at cornerback.

Chiefs Need Backup Plan For Cooper At CB from ESPN

Cooper has the big body and the long arms the Chiefs are looking for in a cornerback. He played well as a rookie last season after taking over as their third cornerback, showing good instincts and ball skills. He had joined the Chiefs off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers at the start of the year and for half the season he looked like a real find.

But his play tailed off sharply toward the end of the season. Things got so bad for Cooper that the Chiefs benched him as the third corner for a time.

If he plays like that again this season, the Chiefs are in serious trouble. Without Flowers, the Chiefs are perilously thin at corner.

2014 Game-By-Game: Week 2 from

Since the start of the 2010 calendar year, the Broncos have allowed 18 100-yard rushing games, and Kansas City's Jamaal Charles is responsible for three of them: on Jan. 3, 2010 (259 yards), Dec. 5, 2010 (116 yards) and Nov. 25, 2012 (107 yards). But since Dec. 23, 2012, the Broncos are one of just two teams to hold Charles below 100 yards from scrimmage -- and they have done it twice, limiting him to 67 and 72 yards in the two games Kansas City has played at Denver in that span. Since Week 16 of 2012, Charles has averaged 86.3 yards from scrimmage and 4.80 yards per touch against the Broncos, and 144.1 yards from scrimmage and 5.50 yards per touch against everyone else.

Agent's Take: How Your Team Structures Deals -- And Why It Matters from CBS Sports

Kansas City Chiefs: Dwayne Bowe is the only high-priced signing since Andy Reid and John Dorsey became head coach and general manager. Bowe's five-year, $56 million deal contains a signing bonus ($15 million), a fully guaranteed first-year base salary and player-friendly base-salary guarantees in the second and third years. Expect this kind of structure with any new deals signed by Justin Houston or Alex Smith.

Ross United Methodist Church To Host Teen Summit Saturday from The Dyersburg State Gazette

There will be sessions covering bullying, suicide, and professional development. The keynote speaker for the event will be the Rev. Sylvester Hicks, who is a former professional football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. Officials say the summit is geared for all teenagers ages 13 -- 18 years old.

ASU Steak Fry from The White Mountain Independent

Former Arizona State football players Randall McDaniel (left) and Curley Culp share a laugh during the annual ASU Steak Fry...

...Both are expected back at this year's Steak Fry, which begins with a social tonight and continues Saturday at Pinetop CC.

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