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Good morning, Addicts! The Kansas City Chiefs are now knee-deep in the thrust of training camp. It’s always fun to watch and see who becomes the main headlines at camp, and thus far it is Tyreek Hill and Chris Jones.

Hill has been nothing short of a revelation to this point, torching anybody and everybody including Pro Bowl corner Marcus Peters. Meanwhile, Jones is lighting people up on the offensive line, which is a group that has been improved over the offseason.

Most importantly, the Chiefs are healthy and moving forward at full speed. Let’s hope that continues.

Here is the news you need to know…

10 things I think about the 2016 Kansas City ChiefsAndy Benoit of The MMQB

"Travis Kelce is the most important player on Kansas City’s offense. The fourth-year tight end’s flexibility gives Kansas City a de facto third receiver. That aids the two-tight end packages that Reid enjoys. If defenses play nickel against these (treating Kelce as a receiver), Reid runs the ball. If they play base (treating Kelce as a tight end), he throws. And those throws come against predictable coverages, since few pressures and disguises come from base. That’s a huge aid to Smith."

Knile Davis showing better receiving skills in training campTerez Paylor of the Kansas City Star

"That’s exactly what Davis did. He stretched out his fingertips, dived upfield and grabbed Aaron Murray’s pass with a defender nearby, much to the delight and surprise of fans observing the Chiefs’ fourth full-squad practice Tuesday."

Kansas City could save ample cap space by releasing Berry, CharlesAdam Teicher of ESPN

"By pulling the franchise tag and making him a free agent, the Chiefs would get that $10.8 million added back onto this year’s salary cap. That helps them with regard to next year’s cap situation because they can carry over to 2017 any unused portion of this year’s cap."