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Arrowheadlines: Tyreek Hill will miss doing kick returns for Chiefs

Why Chiefs are taking Tyreek Hill off kick returns | ESPN

"He's a weapon in so many areas and every defensive coordinator that's out there is concerned about him because of his speed," Nagy said. "We just need to make sure that as we go forward here, we put him in the right spots, we don't overuse him and mentally you want to stick to that less-is-more mentality so that he can play fast."

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes II passes two-minute test with time to spare | ESPN

Mahomes needed just four plays -- one a long pass to tight end Ross Travis that got the 75-yard drive started -- to get the touchdown. He scored the touchdown himself on a run and used just 1:05 of his allotted 1:58.

Camp notebook: Mahomes sharp in two-minute drill | Chiefs Digest

“It was phenomenal,” Nagy said. “It was a great throw. He’s used to that two-minute stuff, it helps him and he’s throwing with confidence.”

Kansas City Chiefs hope Kevin Pierre-Louis is the answer at linebacker | ESPN

In addition to Johnson and Pierre-Louis, the Chiefs have veterans Ramik Wilson, Justin March-Lillard, Terrance Smith and Josh Mauga at inside linebacker. They also drafted Ukeme Eligwe in the fifth round.

That’s a crowd, so there’s no guarantee Pierre-Louis will make it to the regular season with the Chiefs. He played 34 games in three seasons with Seattle but started just one.

Former KC Chiefs' RB Jamaal Charles appreciates patience but wants some hand-offs | The Kansas City Star

“He’s been cleared for everything, but we’re not going to push him out there too quickly,” coach Vance Joseph said, explaining that he didn’t want to risk ruining the dynamic dimension Charles could add to the Broncos’ offense.

Hill still aiming to improve in 2017 |

Nagy admitted that the Chiefs “put a lot on Hill’s plate” in 2016. His role could be reduced this season on special teams as he picks up more offensively. With the departure of Jeremy Maclin, Hill likely will be the Chiefs go-to wide receiver this fall.

Derek Carr doesn’t understand why everyone’s so excited about Raiders “We didn’t even beat Kansas City” | Silver And Black Pride

“You always want people saying good things around this time,” said Carr following the first training camp practice Saturday. “But also we know that that’s only because of what happened last year. That’s not even this team. We know that what we need to do better, like I said, I’ve said it before many times leading up to camp, we didn’t even beat Kansas City twice last year.

KC Chiefs linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis excited to get to work with new team | The Kansas City Star

“In college, I was more outside the box playing more of a strong safety type, so when I got to Seattle, I had to re-learn how to play inside the box, so my eyes have definitely transitioned,” Pierre-Louis said. “I have definitely improved my eyes.”

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes shows promise at camp | The Kansas City Star

Sure, it was just one drive on a picture-perfect day. And sure, the Chiefs’ undisputed No. 1 starter at quarterback — Alex Smith — has ripped it up through the first two full-squad practices. But what Mahomes proceeded to do in that moment not only brought giddy cheers from the fans who ventured to Missouri Western to watch Saturday’s practice, it also opened the eyes of the Chiefs’ coaching staff.

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes impressive in two-minute drill | The Kansas City Star

Smith connected on 12 straight passes to start the 7-on-7 team drills, including two impressive throws to second-year wide receiver Tyreek Hill. On the second play of the series, Hill lined up outside against cornerback Terrance Mitchell. Hill raced past Mitchell, and Smith found him in stride. The very next play, Smith found a sliding Hill for a completion in front of strong safety Ron Parker. The chemistry between Hill and Smith was evident on Saturday, and the two connected more during 11-on-11 drills, but more on that in a minute. …

Eric Berry on John Dorsey: 'You think somebody will be here and they're gone the next day' | The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry answered questions about John Dorsey and attendance at offseason OTA practices after Friday's first full-team practice day of training camp.

Raw video: Chiefs 7-on-7 session during training camp | The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Chiefs continued training cam on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Missouri Western in St. Joseph, Mo.

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