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Dwayne Bowe Will Play For Chiefs vs. Broncos, According To Report

Kansas City Chiefs WR, Dwayne Bowe, who was for speeding and possession or marijuana over the weekend, will play this Sunday night when the Chiefs take on the Denver Broncos, according to ESPN.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe will start in the team’s quest to remain undefeated and take control of the AFC West against the Broncos (8-1) on Sunday night in Denver despite his arrest during the bye week for marijuana possession.

“He’s playing,” a source said.

The issue had not been addressed within the team by coach Andy Reid as the Chiefs — listed on many lines as 7.5-point underdogs, gathered Wednesday to begin meetings and practice for the game against the Broncos. Reid is likely to make his first public comments on Bowe’s arrest during his media availability later Wednesday.

The league will review Bowe for potential discipline once the case is adjudicated. The Chiefs cannot discipline Bowe under terms of the collective bargaining agreement for an apparent violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy; that falls under the league’s domain.

This is good news for the Chiefs. While Bowe’s arrest will certainly provide a distraction, KC needs their most talented receiver on the field in what is clearly its most important game of the season.

There is no point in the Chiefs punishing Bowe. He will likely be punished by the NFL no matter what so all sitting Bowe down would do is hurt the rest of the team and the fans.

Bowe’s punishment will be coming but he is too valuable to be on the bench this weekend and so he won’t be.

The Chiefs are making the right call here.

What do you think, Addicts? Should the Chiefs bench Bowe to send a message or are they doing the right thing by having him play?

Topics: Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City Chiefs

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  • Jason Seibel

    Bowe should absolutely be allowed to play. The league will take action against him in due time. No need to punish him twice. And let’s be honest here, it’s not like he “bullied” a grown man in the locker room.

    • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

      And he can’t help the team on the bench.

      • Jason Seibel

        Exactly…

        • Mike

          Bowe is being double and triple covered, I think is no excuse for production, he got his pot of gold! Which I believe effects his ambition and drive. Dwayne get your head out of your ass and start producing!!!!!! Tony G was double and triple covered and still produced!!!

          • Michael Shaw

            Tony G is not was!!! LOL!!

      • Michael Shaw

        Um, has he really helped the team this year, statistically speaking???!!!

        • Brian Martasin

          Of course he has, it’s not his fault Smith isn’t comfortable throwing to him in traffic

          • Michael Shaw

            Smith isn’t comfortable because his line isn’t giving him time and Bowe drops too many easy passes!

    • Calchiefsfan

      Or paid off an official to cheat on his urine test.

      • T.Hagen

        Well D.Bo will have to move his parents in to keep him in line.

  • Calchiefsfan

    He needs to have a break out game now to make up for this, say 14 catches, 250 yards and 3 TDs and all will be forgiven.

  • Michael Shaw

    What a knucklehead!!! On a side note, does anyone think we should go after Ed Reed???

    • Danny Farage

      Why our secondary is incredible. Hes expensive and old

      • Michael Shaw

        I was more thinking about his playoff pedigree, but you might be right.

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