ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs began arriving on the campus of Missouri Western for their first training camp under coach Andy Reid on Monday, toting into the dorms everything from flat-screen TVs to box fans to combat the heat and humidity.
Rookies and quarterbacks were due in ahead of the full squad, which will begin practice in earnest on Friday. But absent from the trail of players trickling in was Eric Fisher, the No. 1 overall pick in April's draft and the presumptive starter at right tackle.
Fisher still has not signed a contract, even though a rookie wage scale put in place in the latest collective-bargaining agreement takes much of the drama out of the negotiations.
Reid said that general manager John Dorsey and Fisher's agent, Joel Segal, are talking but that he doesn't know when the former Central Michigan standout will report to camp.
"I'd expect that to progress here and we'll see how it all works out," Reid said. "I can...