Kansas City Chiefs go all pass in first camp practices


Andy Reid isn't wasting any time trying to rebuild the Kansas City Chiefs' moribund passing game.

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The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday that the Chiefs didn't call a running play during the team portions of the first two days of training camp.

We're sure the Chiefs will work on the running game in time, but Reid has made his priorities clear early on. And with good reason. No team scored fewer points than the Chiefs last season, thanks in large part to an anemic passing attack that finished last in the NFL.

The running game, by comparison, ranked fifth. Jamaal Charles will report to camp Thursday with the rest of the veterans.

Alex Smith, Chase Daniel and Tyler Bray worked against a defense mostly comprised of rookies. Chiefs quarterbacks have yet to throw an interception in two days, which either speaks to the QB group's Steve Young-like accuracy or a complete lack of catching ability by the young defenders. You decide.

It will be interesting to see if Reid's offensive philosophy will shift in a new environment. Charles is (by far) the Chiefs' most dynamic playmaker, and Smith proved during his two Jim Harbaugh-era San Francisco 49ers seasons that he's best used in moderation.

Reid might be tempted to turn the Chiefs into a pass-first team in 2013. It's unclear if that's actually a good idea.

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