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The Chiefs and NFL by beat writer Terez Paylor

This Week in Chiefs Football

06/13/2014 11:12 PM

06/14/2014 1:16 PM

If you're an all-around sports nut like me, you probably grew up watching the iconic show This Week In Baseball. And if you did, you probably wonder why the heck it's no longer around, especially when I'm 99.8 percent sure the show's killer end-credit theme music can transcend generations^.

^Yes, I’m aware Fox did a show like this a few years ago. However, it didn’t have the full theme music/montage and thus it did not count.

So, in the absence of the iconic show, allow me to play Mel Allen for a moment and cue up The Star's Chiefs stories for this week, all rounded up into a neat little blog post. I'll make this a weekly feature if you guys like it, so in the spirit of “Gathering Crowds,” feel free to cue up any piece of NFL Films music — this week's recommendation is “Best of the Best” by David Robidoux — and get caught up on all the latest happenings with the Chiefs.

*The Chiefs apparently feel comfortable enough with their current cornerback situation to release a Pro Bowler in Brandon Flowers (Saturday's Star).

*Broncos’ cornerback and former Kansas star Chris Harris trolls Chiefs fans (Friday)

*Chase Daniel makes his best throw of camp and other observations from OTA practice No. 10 (Friday)

*Tight end Travis Kelce and Kyle Williams might see more action next week as they recover from their injuries (Friday's Star)

*Receiver Dwayne Bowe insists he's in the best shape of his life (Friday's Star)

*Safety Eric Berry is taking an active role in replacing Kendrick Lewis' vocal presence (Thursday's Star)

*Receiver Donnie Avery played most of last season with a bad shoulder (Thursday's Star)

*Weston Dressler makes big play, gets injured and other observations from OTA practice No. 9 (Thursday)

*Cornerback Sean Smith cited for DUI (Wednesday's Star)

*Kicker Cairo Santos is providing more than token competition for veteran place kicker Ryan Succop (Wednesday's Star)

*Rookie receiver Deon Anthony makes good first impression, and more highlights from OTA practice No. 8 (Wednesday)

To reach Terez A. Paylor, call 816-234-4489 or send email to Follow him on Twitter at @TerezPaylor.


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