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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 6/30

Good morning! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news. Enjoy.

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Pre-Camp Reads: Looking at WR Chris Conley from

Conley spent the beginning of this past offseason working in Kansas City with veteran receiver Jeremy Maclin and third-year receiver Albert Wilson.

"I think without question Mac's (Jeremy Maclin's) influence has rubbed off on that entire room on two fronts," quarterback Alex Smith said before offseason workouts broke. "I think one, the attention to detail, how much he thinks about little things, asking questions in installation. And then the route running, all that, the work ethic, how he attacks guys and things like that. Certainly with those guys, with Chris, you've really kind of seen it in him getting confidence in how good he is physically -€” how big and fast and strong he is, and using that as a tool in really playing big and physical. I certainly have seen steps this offseason to really see him get after guys and use that."

AFC West Q&A: How do the quarterbacks in the division rank? from ESPN

Jeff Legwold, Denver Broncos reporter: This is really a guy at the top and a three-way tie for second -- or as Ricky Bobby put it, "If you ain't first, you're last.'' Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is at the top of the list, and rank the others at your leisure. Rivers is coming off a career-high 4,792 yards passing with 29 touchdown passes in 2015 despite his team's obvious lack of consistent offensive line play or a running game. He's a five-time Pro Bowl selection and has the look of a front-line starter even as parts of the depth chart around him have eroded.

30th Anniversary of Joe Delaney's Death from

30 years ago, on June 29, 1983, former Kansas City Chiefs Rookie of the Year and Haughton native Joe Delaney drowned in Monroe's Chennault Park.

Ford: Buddy Ryan's bluster has softened his failure from

Because he is still coaching a contender, it is possible that the memory of Reid here will be altered slightly before it crystallizes, in the same way that Vermeil's memory was changed when he won the Super Bowl for St. Louis. Instead of remaining tragically married together - the city worn out and the coach burned out - Vermeil shook the ashes from his coat and cried his tears of joy for another lover. We still couldn't hate him.

If Reid wins a Super Bowl in Kansas City, the reaction will be different, and his success will be measured more by what he failed to do for the Eagles than what he was able to accomplish with the Chiefs. Aside from that, his legacy in Philadelphia is almost set. Over time, Reid will remain respected but not adored, and, religion aside, never the guy you'd prefer on the next barstool.

Sacco Sez: 50 years ago, the Broncos' future was saved from

Denver was set to play the 1966 season in Bears Stadium, one of the most primitive venues in pro football, but the city had its chance to have a viable pro football future, in great part to Davis and his aggressive secretary.

Davis usually was agitated about something, and despite the merger, he felt that Hunt had betrayed him by working on a behind-the-scenes settlement of the war, and when it was announced that Pete Rozelle would be commissioner of the pro football league rather than Davis, Al returned to the Raiders and his future acrimony with the Chiefs and the NFL offices have been well documented.

Sometimes the peace is not all that peaceful, but it is still imperative to get that peace, and certainly the Broncos, among others, could not have survived without the merger.

Greg Cosell's Podcast: The Broncos and the AFC West from Yahoo! Sports

The Broncos will have a new look on offense, of course, with a new quarterback. They've had many defensive changes as well. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a playoff season, and the Oakland Raiders have made many offseason improvements. The San Diego Chargers still have quarterback Philip Rivers and added end Joey Bosa in the draft to help the defense.

It's an intriguing division, and we go in-depth on each of the four teams here in "The Shutdown" podcast: CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Pure Air Essential For Peak Athletic Performance Says AtmosAir CEO from Business Wire

"Heads of athletic training facilities, such as those for the Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, and the New England Patriots, want to make their training environments conducive to healthier players," Levine said.

Levine notes that data from tests in recent years show that breathing clear air maximizes performance.

Chiefs partner with zTrip, removes drop-off service from KMBZ

The popular ride-sharing service won't be allowed to drop off right at the Truman Sports Complex, as they are now relegated to the Missouri Welcome Center at the far eastern edge of the parking lot.

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