KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt made a rare appearance at mandatory minicamp Tuesday and walked away pleased with the progress the team has made under new general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid. Hunt has rarely attended practices the past few years, but said in January he wanted to take on a more visible role with the franchise that his late father Lamar founded during the AFL days.
Hunt led the search for coach Romeo Crennel’s replacement, and then hired Dorsey to replace Scott Pioli. So he was keen to see what the Chiefs have been up to since the NFL draft. Former Chiefs coach Dick Vermeil, a longtime friend of Reid, also dropped in on practice. It was Vermeil who helped convince Reid to take the job.