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Chiefs' special teams prepare for everything, including the weather

Chiefs train for bad weather all season long
Posted: 9:17 PM, Oct 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-05 02:17:40Z
Success in the elements can make a difference
Success in the elements can make a difference
Success in the elements can make a difference
Success in the elements can make a difference

KANSAS CITY, Mo-Chiefs are back at home this weekend to take on Jacksonville. The game plan may be in place, but there's one thing that you can't account for and that's the weather. Rain is expected this Sunday, but the Chiefs special teams unit are always prepared for just about anything mother nature may throw their way.

Dealing with those elements start in training camp. "We know that there is a strong possibility for rain." said Special Teams Coordinator Dave Toub.  "We've been talking about it.  We have a thing we call the "wet ball" drill. We wet the ball down and snap it we will work on that today. We thought it was going to rain today but doesn't seem like its going to now we will have to do our set up wet ball drill."

This unit is also prepared if they have to make some emergency changes during the game as well.

"We've prepared for everything I'm 14 years in and Dave is like Hey, you're kicking field goals today." according to Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt.  "In training camp you can either say I don't know if I want to do that or hey this would  be good. What if something happens to our kicker? I think what he's saying is if we have a chance to experience this at any point earlier in the year, let's work on it in training camp. Get out there into the elements."

The Chiefs look like they are ready for any curve balls that may be thrown their way.