Alex Smith and Derrick Johnson said it felt like the first day of school.
Andy Reid is playing the role of the new teacher, and general manager John Dorsey took on the guise of the new principal. The Kansas City Chiefs even had someone truant for the start of class, though the reality is that the start of offseason workouts Monday was strictly voluntary - even if everyone but left tackle Branden Albert decided to show up.
It was the first time the Chiefs could gather as a team since Reid and Dorsey were hired in January, the two of them tasked with turning around a franchise that went 2-14 a year ago.
''It's good to get everybody back in the building, and start the offseason program,'' said Reid, who spent the past 14 seasons coaching the Eagles.
''These are not mandatory workouts,'' Reid said, ''so it's good to see the workouts we had, and the effort the guys put in, not just in the meeting room but the workout rooms.''
The Chiefs mostly spent the day in team meetings, where R...