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BLOG: First practice open to the public today in St. Joseph

Patrick Mahomes training camp
Posted at 9:56 AM, Jul 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-28 13:39:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 12:16 p.m. | Dunlap just signed and already has his jersey ready.

11:55 a.m. | More on the Dunlap signing. The veteran defensive end's deal is one-year, $8 million, according to NFL insider Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Dunlap spent the last one and a half seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, collecting 13.5 sacks in 25 games.

Before his Seahawks tenure, he played for the Cincinnati Bengals, collecting 82.5 sacks and appearing in two Pro Bowls.

11:37 a.m. | Edwards-Helaire expressed his team-oriented approach while at the podium earlier.

11:35 a.m. | Smith-Schuster also scored a touchdown during a busy day of practice.

11:32 a.m. | Here's video of a highlight reel catch by wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster. Peep Kelce's reaction after the catch.

11:27 a.m. | Thuney gave his thoughts on transitioning to left tackle. He has spent most of his career at left guard.

11:20 a.m. | Edwards-Helaire is confident in his ability to catch the ball heading into the season. He has 55 career receptions and 426 receiving yards in two seasons.

11:16 a.m. | Jones threw in some kind words to the Chiefs fanbase as well.

11:13 a.m. | Jones has high hopes for this year's defensive line.

11:12 a.m. | Former Chiefs pass rusher Melvin Ingram signed with the Miami Dolphins a couple of months ago and Jones spoke on their lack of time together and his reaction to Ingram's departure.

11:08 a.m. | Jones echoed Spagnuolo's earlier comment about Dunlap's experience.

11:07 a.m. | Spagnuolo says he's going to see what his defensive group can do and go from there. He has "no intention" of scaling back the defense.

11:03 a.m. | Spagnuolo also discussed defensive back Juan Thornhill's improvement heading into his fourth year.

11:00 a.m. | Veteran defensive end Carlos Dunlap signed with the Chiefs today. While Spagnuolo doesn't know if there's been "pen to paper," he is happy about the potential addition.

10:57 a.m. | The Chiefs' injuries status has not changed.

Justin Reid is "fine" following his short stint in the medical tent today.

10:55 a.m. | Practice is now over. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, defensive lineman Chris Jones, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire and offensive lineman Joe Thuney will talk shortly.

10:30 a.m. | Rookie safety Bryan Cook got to interact with some fans this morning, with one kid giving a look of awe and amazement.

10:22 a.m. | Players won't need to complain about the heat out on the practice field today, as the weather has cooled down in St. Joseph.

Despite some chance of rain, practice was not moved inside.

10:18 a.m. | Justin Reid is back out on the practice field after some time in the medical tent.

10:16 a.m. | Edwards-Helaire was seen wearing a compression sleeve on his left leg yesterday during practice but is not wearing one out on the field today.

10:12 a.m. | Early in 7-on-7 drills today, safety Justin Reid headed to the sideline with a trainer.

There were also three drops in a row by some notable pass catchers. Hopefully, that isn't a sign of things to come.

10:07 a.m. | Defensive end Frank Clark arrived on time to practice today after missing some of yesterday's practice due to "illness," according to head coach Andy Reid.

10:05 a.m. | One of those members, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, walked with tight end Travis Kelce on his way to the practice field.

Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes walked with rookie defensive end George Karlaftis, looking to be in deep discussion.

9:58 a.m. | Similar to yesterday, four members of the Chiefs will be available to speak with reporters after practice today.

9:56 a.m. | The Kansas City Chiefs are at training camp at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph today for the first practice open to the public.

Here's video of fans walking into the facility.