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While use of Chiefs fullback took back-burner, Wilson played on special teams

Kansas City Chiefs fullback/special teams player Braden Wilson, a rookie out of Kansas State.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In Friday night’s National Football League preseason game with the San Francisco 49ers, the Kansas City Chiefs went away from using the fullback in their offensive game plan as they searched for some answers in their passing game, leaving Anthony Sherman and Braden Wilson out of the mix for much of the night.

The Chiefs, who were edged 15-13 by the Niners at Arrowhead Stadium, need first-year quarterback Alex Smith to pump some life into an offense that has been dormant in developing a downfield attack during an 0-2 start. Smith hit on only 6 of ...


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