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Chiefs trickle into camp

Published on -7/23/2013, 11:15 AM

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) -- 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't really give you a time. I'm really not going to talk about contracts. That's just not what we do. But they are working through it, and that's important. There's communication."

Fisher attended the Chiefs' entire offseason program in Kansas City, including a three-day rookie minicamp, and said at the time he wasn't concerned about when a deal would get done.

"You'd love him tonight, that's what you'd love, but I understand how these things go," Reid said. "I don't worry too much about it. I try to concentrate on the guys who are here, and we go with it. And listen, as long as there's communication going on, I know it'll get done."

Reid said several players who were dealing with injuries during the offseason program -- among them tight end Tony Moeaki, wide receiver Donnie Avery and running back Shaun Draughn -- checked into camp along with the rookies and quarterbacks and will be on the field.

Each of them has passed a physical and will be allowed to practice.

"We're looking forward to getting started," Reid said. "Get them on the field tomorrow and have a short practice, and then a walk-through in the afternoon, and then meetings in between. We'll do that for three days. We have selected vets in, that means the quarterbacks are here, and injured players. ... There are a few of those here."

There's little time to waste in Reid's first training camp with the Chiefs.

The franchise is coming off one of the most abysmal seasons in NFL history, one that resulted in a 2-14 finish.

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