From the Truman Sports Complex
On the first day of OTA workouts on Tuesday, the Chiefs offense spent time stopping and re-huddling when players lined up in wrong spots, or play calls were jumbled in translation from play-caller to quarterback to the players in the huddle. It made for a very inefficient performance.
On Thursday, with the third and final OTA practice of this week, the offense went much smoother. Even the introduction of loud music in offensive segments did not cause much in the way of problems for the Chiefs offense. Progress was made.
“It was a good first week,” said head coach Andy Reid. “The guys got to see the improvement that they made through the week. Today, I thought was better, smoother operation on offense.
“Then our defense was flying around and doing what they can do. Coverage-wise, I think they’re doing a great job with that. We’re not in pads, so we’re looking forward to doing that once we get to training camp. For right now, this is good; this is good for everybody to learn the system.”
Reid was quick to remind the media horde that this was the middle of May; there’s a lot of football to be coached and practiced before they start keeping score.
“Do we have a long way to go? Yeah we have a long way to go, but we’re taking strides in the right direction,” Reid said. “These guys got better every day they had a chance to come out here. They weren’t taking steps back, they were steps forward. We’ll keep doing that.” …Read More!