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Chiefs NT Poe has surgery to fix herniated disk

Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe had surgery in Memphis for a herniated disk in his back and will not participate when the team begins training camp on Saturday.

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Where the Chiefs will open camp

Rookie camp starts Wednesday at Missouri Western State with full squad practice beginning Saturday.

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Teicher: Will Alex Smith have enough help?

ESPN NFL Nation Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher chats with Jeff Dickerson and Jonathan Hood about whether or not the Chiefs have done enough to upgrade their offense. Plus, what Alex Smith needs to do to get Kansas City to the postseason.

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Chiefs running back and Special Olympics alumni Jamaal Charles explains what the event means to him and how it impacted his future.

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Is Justin Houston still underappreciated?

He had 22 sacks in 2014 but didn't get a single vote for Defensive Player of the Year. That's just life in J.J. Watt's world. At least Houston has a new six-year, $101 million deal to comfort him. Grantland: NFL top 100

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Chiefs long snapper Andrew East pops the big question to his girlfriend, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson, before Friday's Cubs game. (via @cubs)

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NFL suspends 3 players today

  • Vikings' Jabari Price: 2 games for substance-abuse violation
  • Broncos' Derek Wolfe: 4 games for PED violation
  • Chiefs' Sean Smith: 3 games for substance-abuse violation

Both those guys will be looking at this group, who make up the top 5 in ESPN dot-coms 2015 fantasy running back rankings. Eddie Lacy is the preseason number-1 after finishing strong in 2014 Le'Veon Bell, Jamaal Charles, Adrian Peterson and Marshawn Lynch are also in the top 5.

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2015 Kansas City Chiefs training camp preview

The Chiefs open training camp Aug. 1 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. Here's a closer look at Kansas City's camp.

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Chiefs CB Smith suspended 3 games for DUI

Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith was suspended by the NFL for three games for a violation of the league's substance-abuse policy.

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Chiefs CB Sean Smith docked 3 games

Smith received 2 years' probation and a 3-game suspension after he pleaded guilty last month to a DUI charge. Smith signed with Kansas City in 2013 and has started all but 1 game in his 2 years with the team.

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