Thursday, June 28, 2012
Chiefs will host Cardinals during camp
By Bill Williamson
The Kansas City Chiefs will have some training camp visitors.
A much talked-about possibility became reality when the Chiefs announced Thursday that the Arizona Cardinals will host their camp in St. Joseph, Mo., on the week of Aug. 5. Exact details will be announced at a later date.
“Training camp is about us continuing our development and evaluating our players,” Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel said in a statement released by the team. “We are very excited to be hosting another NFL team in St. Joseph. This will give us another opportunity to further evaluate our team under a different set of circumstances before we get into our preseason schedule.”
The two teams will play in Kansas City on Aug. 10. Such arrangements are common place in the NFL as some teams think it is beneficial to break up training camp by competing with another team.
Meanwhile, legendary Kansas City quarterback Len Dawson is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame for a second time. This time, it’s as a broadcaster. What a contributor to the NFL he has been. Congrats.