Alex Smith threw passes to Dwayne Bowe and Jon Baldwin. Jamaal Charles took handoffs and sprinted through the line of scrimmage. The Kansas City Chiefs' defense did everything it could to stop them short of making the tackle.
The start of a three-day, voluntary minicamp Tuesday could have easily been mistaken for a mid-season practice - with the exception of a few errant passes and some minor confusion.
Even that was expect as the Chiefs under Andy Reid get to know each other, a process that could take several months. But they're at least getting a jumpstart with an extra minicamp that is allowed under terms of the collective bargaining agreement to teams that had a coaching change.
''We've had the guys for a couple weeks here in meetings, and now we're able to take it on the field,'' Reid said. ''Is it perfect? No, it's not perfect right now, but it's the first step in the process, and we'll keep working at it right now and get better. There's a good attitude.''
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