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It could be very easy for Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs to blow off preparing for the Green Bay Packers in preseason game No. 4. It’s the last game of the preseason and a real, meaningful game against the Jacksonville Jaguars is quickly approaching.
It would be only natural to start looking ahead. Can a trap game really be a trap game if it means nothing?
Well, that’s not the mindset that Reid has going into the Chiefs’ final preseason game, according to quotes via Reid Ferrin of KCChiefs.com:
“I don’t ever look past games,” coach Reid said following Monday’s morning walkthrough. “That’s not how I go about it. We’ll get ourselves ready for Green Bay and then we’ll take that next step and get ready for Jacksonville. So right now, that’s what we’re thinking.”
“He has done a nice job,” coach Reid said. “He had a pretty good game the other night. I think there are a couple of plays that he would like to have back, but other than that, he got a touchdown and a couple of great catches. He is coming. He’s another one of those kids that needs to keep playing and good things will happen. This next couple of weeks are obviously important. The practices are important.”
“I definitely think we’ve done some good things, did some really good things in training camp,” Smith said during his postgame presser. “I think we’ve put together some good things at times out here in the preseason. The passing game, like anything, it’s nothing you’re ever totally satisfied with. You’re constantly critiquing and detailing. So it’s a never-ending process. We’re right in the middle of it and we’re going to continue to try to get better.”