ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) One of the first things that captured Andre Reed's attention came during a staff meeting, when the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs' coaches were evaluating individual players.
It wasn't exactly like they were being treated as commodities, but it had a similar feeling. Their times in a 40-yard dash. Heights, weights and bench press numbers. All boiled down into what each guy could do to help the Chiefs win more than two games this season.
Reed never saw that side of the business when he was playing for the Buffalo Bills.
"The things they talk about -- how practice went, how this guy needs to play, do this more -- all that kind of stuff, that's eye-opening," Reed told The Associated Press. "You don't hear that on the field, but once you get the whole staff together, it's a little more intense."
Reed has been working with the Chiefs throughout training camp as a coaching intern, imparting his knowledge on an impressionable young group of wide receivers. He basic...