When Chris Conley caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Chase Daniel in the second quarter of the Chiefs’ preseason game against the Rams on Thursday, it was another reason to believe the Chiefs won’t go another season without a scoring reception from a wide receiver.
Fans entering the Edward Jones Dome for the Rams-Chiefs preseason game Thursday passed a policy affixed to a column near the main entrance that said signs must be football-related and in good taste. Rams fans had brought signs critical of the team’s owner to training camp.
Prior to the Chiefs’ annual kickoff luncheon on Wednesday, team president Mark Donovan said the Chiefs have plans in the works to accommodate fans who can and can’t attend the team’s Nov. 1 game in London against the Detroit Lions.
Kansas City Chiefs president Mark Donovan said of the old song: “the performer and composer of the song is in a maximum security prison for crimes against children, and we just didn’t want to be associated with that song in any way, either directly or indirectly through a cover song.”
The Chiefs are expecting to start their second-teamers against the Rams on Thursday in their final preseason game, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. That means Chase Daniel likely will start at quarterback.
Recently released Andrew East was the snapper on kicker Cairo Santos’ missed extra point in the Chiefs’ 34-10 preseason win over the Titans on Friday, but special teams coach Dave Toub said the miss was not East’s fault.
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce left practice early Monday because of a right leg injury. Kelce walked off on his own power, but the extent of the injury is unknown. Trainer Rick Burkholder said the team will have an update on Kelce’s condition on Tuesday.
The origins of what eventually came to be known as the West Coast offense began in Cincinnati in 1970 when the Bengals’ starting quarterback, Greg Cook, suffered a shoulder tear the previous year in a game against the Chiefs and would not be ready for the season.