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Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson said recovery from injury is on schedule | The Kansas City Star

Derrick Johnson’s recovery from his torn Achilles tendon is on schedule, the Chiefs linebacker said Saturday at Kansas Speedway before the Go Bowling 400.

“I’m still on track,” Johnson said. “The goal is to be ready by camp.”

Chiefs training camp will begin at St. Joseph, Mo, in late July.

Marshawn Lynch had Oakland block party after all, gets pie in the face from Marcus Peters, Draymond Green also in attendance | Silver And Black Pride

The original report of the block party touted celebrity appearances from the likes of Derek Carr, E-40, and Michael B Jordan. This block party also had a couple of celebrity appearances as Warriors forward Draymond Green and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback and Oakland native Marcus Peters were both in attendance.

Garth Brooks treats fans at sixth Sprint Center concert | The Kansas City Star

The adoration they showered on Brooks and the headlong joy they took in singing along to the 32 songs on the set list overshadowed a cameo appearance from the Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and the gaudy pyrotechnics of the elaborate production. Brooks repeatedly acknowledged the dynamic. During a frenetic reading of “Ain’t Goin’ Down (‘Til the Sun Comes Up),” he grabbed a handheld camera that projected the antics of his admirers on the massive video screens.

Jan Stenerud’s extraordinary story should eclipse one bad day | The Kansas City Star

When the professional average was 50 percent, Stenerud hit better than 70 percent in his first four years with the Chiefs, and his deep kickoffs were part of a movement to push them back to the 35 (and later the 30).

“As a 24-year-old, I would love to line up against anybody in the league (now) and kick the football,” Stenerud said, smiling as he recovers from a broken kneecap from a recent fall. “Is that dumb talk when you’re 74 or 75?”

LOOK: Former Arkansas RB Knile Davis graduates | Scout

The former Arkansas and current Pittsburgh Steelers running back got his degree in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. Tim Horton, Davis' position coach with the Razorbacks, tweeted this photo and a congratulations early Saturday morning:

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