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BLOG: Chiefs QBs, rookies report to first day of training camp

Mahomes at training camp
Posted at 12:08 PM, Jul 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-25 16:28:43-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 4:55 p.m. | Rookies Skyy Moore and Trent McDuffie talked ahead of their first ever NFL training camp.

Moore believes the Chiefs are getting a "versatile, tough, smart football player" heading into training camp.

McDuffie brought a couple of things with him to help prepare for the next few weeks.

3:40 p.m. | Mahomes discussed the team's doubters while talking to the media earlier today.

3:15 p.m. | Here's video of Mahomes and the rest of the team's quarterbacks and rookies arriving at training camp.

3:10 p.m. | Reid commented on Orlando Brown's status as a Chief, saying "If he's here, great and if he's not...we move on."

He also stated that Rashad Fenton, Lucas Niang and Justyn Ross will all start the season on PUP.

2:25 p.m. | Reid has just finished talking to reporters.

2:20 p.m. | Here's video of Patrick Mahomes coming into training camp.

2:17 pm. | Reid did address the contract situation of Orlando Brown and was confident that Joe Thuney could play left tackle in the meantime.

2:15 p.m. | Reid states Ross' surgery was a repeat of a previous surgery but did not address how long his recovery time would last.

2:11 p.m. | Andy Reid is talking to reporters right now and announces Rashad Fenton (Shoulder) Lucas Niang (Knee) and Justyn Ross (Foot surgery) won't be practicing to start training camp.

2:00 p.m. | Mahomes is the first player to talk to the media.

He spoke on his recently revealed Madden rating.

As well as Orlando Brown's contract situation.

1:10 p.m. | Back to this year's Madden ratings, tight end Travis Kelce leads all Chiefs players with a 98 rating.

It is now confirmed that head coach Andy Reid, quarterback Patrick Mahomes, rookie cornerback Trent McDuffie and rookie wideout Skyy Moore will be available to speak to the media.

12:30 p.m. | Pro Bowl wideout Mecole Hardman appeared on ESPN's "First Take" this morning and spoke glowingly of former Chiefs wideout Tyreek Hill and about his new role in the Chiefs' offense.

Hardman spoke with confidence about his skills, especially against man-to-man defense and soft coverage.

12:10 p.m. | As part of today's events, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes are expected to be available to the media.

Speaking of Mahomes, Madden NFL 23 released its top 10 quarterback rankings and the star quarterback was not ranked number one for the first time since Madden NFL 19.

Mahomes lands at number three behind reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers and 44-year-old Tom Brady.

11:50 a.m. | The Kansas City Chiefs' quest for a fifth straight AFC Championship Game starts today as quarterbacks and rookies report for the first day of training camp.

Training camp is once again being held at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph.

While quarterbacks and rookies are reporting today, veterans will arrive on July 25.

The first practice open to the public will be held on July 28.