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Patrick Mahomes II has three INTs at Kansas City Chiefs practice | ESPN

Unofficially, Mahomes was 11-of-16 with the two picks in full-team practice and 6-of-10 with one interception in 7-on-7.

Chiefs' expectations for QB Patrick Mahomes II in preseason opener will be minimal | ESPN

"Really, just to get the guys lined up the right way, do the simple things and just go out there and make plays as much as he can, but understand (not) to try to go out there and do too much," offensive coordinator Matt Nagy said. "Just play within the system and if he does that, he'll be OK."

Brandon Flowers to announce retirement Tuesday | ESPN

Former San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers told the NFL Network that he plans to announce his retirement Tuesday.

Former Hokie Brandon Flowers to announce retirement from NFL | Gobbler Country

In nine NFL seasons, Flowers appeared in 119 games, starting 117, had 490 tackles, 21 interceptions and 111 passes defensed. He also returned four interceptions for touchdowns and made the Pro Bowl in 2013.

KC Chiefs RB C.J. Spiller says he still has speed | The Kansas City Star

The mood shifted considerably when Spiller, 30, was asked if he’d lost a step over the years.

After a pause, “No, but that’s for everybody else to decide,” Spiller said. “I know what I can still do. I know that I’m still the juice man.”

Chiefs wide receivers focus of attention in training camp | AP

Tyreek Hill’s exceptional rookie season has made his spot secure. Chris Conley has been around long enough that he’s established himself as one of the Chiefs’ primary options.

Beyond that is anybody’s guess.

KC Chiefs training camp report 8/7/17, analysis | The Kansas City Star

The team sessions were littered with picks and near-picks. Patrick Mahomes, the gunslinger he is, was intercepted twice throwing across the middle. The first was by cornerback Kenneth Acker, who jumped a short cross route, and the second was by inside linebacker Ukeme Eligwe, who also jumped a short pass. It appears Mahomes didn’t see either of them.

Patrick Mahomes is third string on KC Chiefs first depth chart | The Kansas City Star

“It is awesome having those smart, offensive-minded guys tell you exactly what you need to do on the plays you did good and on the plays you did bad,” Mahomes said. “Really just critiquing all of the time … It helps you learn and make a better decision the next time around.”

Tyreek Hill continues making 'play a day' for the Kansas City Chiefs | ESPN

Tyreek Hill said he will always remember some advice given to him by veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin last year when he was a rookie and just trying to win some playing time with the Kansas City Chiefs.

"He was like, 'Make one play a day.' That's what I try to live, just trying to make that one play a day..." Hill said.