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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs’ injuries piling up, 49ers game is on Friday

Chiefs' scaled-back session means no big moments from Patrick Mahomes | ESPN

Wow moment: The Chiefs had a Hail Mary called toward the end of practice when it was Mahomes' turn at quarterback. They had to back up 10 yards from the 40-yard line to the 50 to accommodate Mahomes' big arm. The pass, by the way, was knocked down.

Injuries piling up for Kansas City Chiefs, particularly on defense | ESPN

Safety Eric Berry, cornerback Steven Nelson, linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive linemen Chris Jones and Bennie Logan were elsewhere as the Chiefs conducted their ninth practice of the summer at Missouri Western State University.

Jordan Reed confident he'll return 'soon' for Redskins |
Dee Ford agrees with Von Miller: 30 sacks is doable | ESPN

"I know Von," Ford said. “He’s trying to set the bar for all of us. I know his thinking. By him saying that, now we’re all thinking about 30."

Tyreek Hill: Chiefs get more specific with receiver's role | The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Chiefs knew they had a speedster in rookie Tyreek Hill last year but didn’t know he would blossom into an all-around standout. Entering the 2017 seasons, the Chiefs have specific idea for Hill, who has been a standout at wide receiver and as a punt returner in training camp.

UGA football: Orson Charles readies for last chance in the NFL | The Telegraph

“I didn’t want him to look back and ask himself if he should have tried again,” Shines said. “Whether something great came out of it or not wasn’t even the point. The issue had to be, are you really sure you’re spent in this area?

“In my opinion, that was the area when the paradigm shifted for him. Right there.”

Vick takes pictures, signs autographs at camp |

Vick stopped by the crowd to take pictures and sign autographs on his way back up the hill at Missouri Western as he headed into Griffon Indoor Sports Complex.

Former Chiefs honored in several Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches | Chiefs Wire

Tomlinson referred to Schottenheimer as “the best coach [he] ever had” (video above). You can check out Tomlinson’s full speech here.

Chiefs go light in practice, Eric Berry joins injury list | The Kansas City Star

The Chiefs went about 90 minutes in shorts, something of a breather for what will be the longest stretch of daily practices in training camp. Sunday marked the fourth of what will be six straight days of workouts. The mild weather helped, with temperatures in the mid-60s, and there was only a bit of sogginess from Saturday’s rain. It was an autograph day, and even coaching intern Michael Vick signed some memorabilia.

Size, ball skills help Seantavius Jones open some eyes at Chiefs camp | The Kansas City Star

Jones, who has shown the ability to consistently track the deep ball dating back to his college days at Valdosta State, simply did what he had to to get it. Which was, in this case, to jump in the air and trap the ball, which was coming over his left shoulder, on that very same shoulder for a ridiculous catch that drew cheers from the fans in attendance.

Any surprises on Chiefs' first depth chart? | The Kansas City Star

Among draft picks, defensive Tanoh Kpassagnon is listed as a second-team defensive end; running back Kareem Hunt, quarterback Patrick Mahomes, linebacker Ukeme Eligwe and safety Leon McQuay are third-teamers; and wide receiver Jehu Chesson is behind third-teamer Seantavius Jones.

Dee Ford agrees with Von Miller: 30 sacks is doable | ESPN

"I know Von," Ford said. “He’s trying to set the bar for all of us. I know his thinking. By him saying that, now we’re all thinking about 30."

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (knee) sat out practice again. He missed Friday's session after experiencing swelling in his knee. Veteran safety Eric Berry (heel) and linebacker Derrick Johnson (Achilles tendon) also sat out, but coach Andy Reid wasn't too concerned about their ailments.

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