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Alex Smith hopes his long-term future is with the Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

"I’d love to have it done," Smith said in a phone interview on Thursday. "I love Kansas City, I love the coaching staff, the players. … But when you’re talking about this many years and that type of deal, you want it done right. You want both sides happy, and you want it to be something that is going to last and you can play out. A lot of things go into it.

Former Chiefs star Neil Smith joins another concussion lawsuit | The Kansas City Star

Former Chiefs defensive end Neil Smith has already joined one lawsuit against his former team regarding its handling of concussions; now he’s joined another with a new target — the NFL Players Association. Smith is one of three players who filed a state lawsuit Thursday in St. Louis Circuit Court, alleging the union withheld information regarding the long-term effects of traumatic brain injuries and failed to protect its players.

Former Westside, Georgia standout Sanders Commings conducts camp in area | The Augusta Chronicle

With the Chiefs training camp opening July 24, Commings flew into Augusta on Thursday and was on the field Friday night at Grovetown High School working with local youngsters at the East Georgia Pop Warner Local Heroes Football Camp....

NFL blitz: What to look for at training camps | The Kansas City Star

OT Branden Albert, Miami: Albert never felt fully appreciated in six seasons with the Chiefs, and the club drafted Eric Fisher in 2013 to be his successor, so it was pretty much a mutual parting when Albert signed with the offensive-line deprived Dolphins for up to $46 million over five years. Albert, 29, could be in the prime of his career, but he has played a 16-game season just once.

Chiefs asking one word of their fans as training camp begins: Faith | FOX Sports

Andy Reid and John Dorsey ask you to retreat to one of the table's edges, the one nearest the circle, your back facing the unknown. Then they ask you to close your eyes, fold your arms and ... fall. Embrace the unseen. "Trust us," Reid says. "Trust us," Dorsey says. So: Do you?

Around the AFC West: Training Camp Preview | KCChiefs.com

The AFC West was one of only two divisions in the NFL last season that could say that they had three of their teams finish the regular season with a winning record. The Denver Broncos (13-3), Kansas City Chiefs (11-5) and San Diego Chargers (9-7) set the tone with the Oakland Raiders (4-12) finishing at the bottom of the division. The NFC West is the only other division that could make such a claim, and it was these two divisions who represented their respective conferences in the Super Bowl, as the Seattle Seahawks represented the NFC and defeated the AFC Champion Broncos to claim the title.

Kansas City Chiefs young player to watch: G Zach Fulton - ESPN

Fulton spent plenty of time during offseason practice as the starter at right guard. He split time with Rishaw Johnson, but the Chiefs wouldn't waste precious practice snaps on him if they didn't think he was ready to play. So it appears he will challenge for a starting spot at training camp and in the preseason.