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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 7/22

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

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Pre-Camp Reads: Looking at DL Chris Jones from

"He's pretty quick," veteran Dontari Poe said of Jones. "He's picking up on stuff really well, too. Like I said, it's a little different when the bullets get flying, but he's not panicking. He's not getting nervous. He's just doing what he has to do."

"He's definitely coming along," veteran Jaye Howard added. "I think this scheme definitely fits him. He's able to get pressure on the quarterback and he's beating guys—that's going to translate once we put on pads. He's staying after practice working with the coaches, working with us.

"He's getting better."

Only one rookie likely to crack Chiefs' starting lineup from ESPN

The Kansas City Chiefs open training camp on July 30 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. Here's a starting lineup projection:

Chiefs notes heading into 2016 training camp from The Associated Press via FS Kansas City

EXPECTATIONS: The Chiefs believe the Broncos are vulnerable in the AFC West, but the loss of Houston to knee injury for at least the start of the season hurts their chances of winning the division title. A second straight year of earning a wild card would be another sign that Reid and GM John Dorsey have the Chiefs on track for sustained success.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith discusses upcoming 2016 season from KSHB

Smith talks to 41 Action News' Dee Jackson on how having a quality go to receiver as well as having a healthy Jamaal Charles will make all the difference this season.

Media Views: How Rams rate early in season will set their St. Louis TV tone from The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Murphy added that even though KMOV will be showing Kansas City's exhibition games, that doesn't mean that in the regular season it will be Chiefs-heavy — or geared to any of the AFC teams in a roughly 300-mile radius of town.

"We have an obligation as the AFC station to air the games of significance," he said. "Obviously there are Kansas City Chiefs fans here, but Colts and Titans fans, too. We'll pay attention to what the Chiefs are doing, what all the teams are doing" but not necessarily showcase them.

Deke: Top ten NFL teams, pre-season edition from WWL

10.    Kansas City Chiefs & Denver Broncos -€” The Chiefs are arguably one of the most complete teams in the NFL.  K.C. is led by a solid defense and a good ground game.  And QB Alex Smith wins a lot of games.  The defending champs are as complete as most teams, but now the question of QB surfaces.  But honestly, Peyton did not play all that great last season and still won the Super Bowl!

There is a very small chance Andy Reid will be rapping with Lil' Dicky from Sports Illustrated

Eisen and Dicky called up Steve Mariucci who in turn called up Reid to see if he was interested. The coach did not love the idea of rapping or appearing in a video but he seemed willing to talk more to Eisen about it at a later date.

Raiders Donald Penn hosts Annual Camp from The LA Watts Times

Among the pros was Los Angeles native Daniel Munyer, who attended Notre Dame High School and played for Colorado. He is an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs.

"I was in everyone's situation right here when I was younger, going to youth camps, trying to play football," Munyer said. "What Donald does here every year, it's just a great opportunity to give back to the community where he grew up."

Too bad for the clean athletes, say Quebec sports from Le Journal de Montreal [translated from the original French]

With advanced studies in medicine at McGill University, Duvernay-Tardif, footballer of the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL, has a very firm position on doping and products that can improve performance.

"I think that to have a healthy sport, we must denounce those who cheat. By doing this, we will enhance and encourage those who train full time for sports and stay at a high level while remaining healthy, said the big man. I think it is that makes a scandal with what happens in Russia, because it has to be clear. Doping, it destroys the image of the sport "

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