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Sure, the Chiefs should’ve handled this offense; Crennel’s group should’ve asserted itself the same way it did in limited duty a week earlier. But that’s not what the preseason is about. Ask any competent coach what he’d like to accomplish during these four mandatory but forgettable weeks, and he’ll tell you that following closely behind keeping everyone healthy is to see how his team responds to harsh conditions. How they respond five days from now, when Seattle visits Arrowhead, will be a better barometer of what Saturday in St. Louis really told us about the Chiefs.

“The game didn’t count last week, and it didn’t count this week,” Crennel said. “… Hopefully we can play like we played last week when they start counting.”

The Chiefs got off to a slow start from the opening kickoff couldn’t recover, losing their second preseason game and the Governor’s Cup to the St. Louis Rams, 31-17.

Crennel’s team couldn’t find the same rhythm that it did against the Arizona Cardinals in their preseason debut. And this time, the Chiefs were on the receiving end of an early two-touchdown deficit.

The game’s first play would be a sign of things to come. Rams quarterback Sam Bradford floated a pass down the right sideline to Danny Amendola. Kendrick Lewis stayed with Amendola down the sideline, but the receiver pulled away late and hauled in a sliding catch for a 35-yard gain.

The Chiefs got off to a slow start from the opening kickoff couldn’t recover, losing their second preseason game and the Governor’s Cup to the St. Louis Rams, 31-17.

Crennel’s team couldn’t find the same rhythm that it did against the Arizona Cardinals in their preseason debut. And this time, the Chiefs were on the receiving end of an early two-touchdown deficit.

The game’s first play would be a sign of things to come. Rams quarterback Sam Bradford floated a pass down the right sideline to Danny Amendola. Kendrick Lewis stayed with Amendola down the sideline, but the receiver pulled away late and hauled in a sliding catch for a 35-yard gain.

The Chiefs return to a training camp practice schedule on Monday with a morning walk-thru followed by an afternoon practice. Bowe is permitted to attend all team meetings and walk-thrus while undergoing a three-day acclimation period outlined in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Friday’s conditioning day counted as Bowe’s first day of acclimation. He also worked out at the team facility on Saturday, giving him a second day of acclimation. Sunday is a player’s day off, meaning Monday will qualify as Bowe’s final day of the three-day acclimation period.

Bowe is not allowed to wear pads or participate in any drills against defenders until Tuesday. However, he is permitted to take part in individual drills and other offense-only, non-contact portions of practice.

Despite missing the first three weeks of training camp, Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe convinced his teammates that he’s in football shape.

“He looks real good,” fellow receiver Dexter McCluster said of Bowe, who signed his $9.5 million franchise tender on Friday but did not accompany the Chiefs to St. Louis, where they lost 31-17 on Saturday to the Rams.

“He came in showing off his abs, so he looks real good.”

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  • ArrowFan

    Glad to hear Bowe has been running we will fimd out Teusday how much he has been working.