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Crennel not losing sleep over Dwayne Bowe’s absence

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Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe isn’t participating in voluntary offseason workouts because he wants a long-term contract. Bowe is sporting a franchise tag, and he’s yet to sign the one-year, $9.515 million tender.

Coach Romeo Crennel isn’t sweating Bowe’s absence.

We’re going to win with whoever we have,” Crennel told the Kansas City Star. “If he’s with us, we’d like that to happen. If he’s not, than we’re going to work with the guys we’ve got here.”

With Jonathan Baldwin battling a migraine and Bowe missing due to contract displeasure, the Chiefs are suddenly shorthanded at wideout. They’re left with Steve Breaston, veteran special teamer Terrance Copper, former running back Dexter McCluster, and a bunch of unheralded receiver prospects.

Bowe has not yet missed any significant practice time, but the Chiefs have a mandatory minicamp that begins on Tuesday, June 12.

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14 Responses to “Crennel not losing sleep over Dwayne Bowe’s absence”
  1. yelix says: Jun 2, 2012 5:40 PM

    He’ll sign something sooner or later. He recently told Arrowhead Pride or Addict (always get the two mixed up) that he plans to be at training camp and won’t miss any games.

    Franchising Bowe and not Carr was the right move. Bowe is the first true #1 receiver the Chiefs have had in ages. Carr is a solid-but-unremarkable #2 corner who Jerry Jones broke out the funny money for.

  2. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 2, 2012 5:50 PM

    Romeo is not missing any meals over Dwayne Bowe’s absence.

  3. jomochiefsfan84 says: Jun 2, 2012 6:08 PM

    D-Bowe has already said that he will be there for training camp he’s gonna get a long-term deal we got the cap money & he’s worth the money I don’t think any of us chiefs fans are losing sleep over it either!

  4. tombradyallday says: Jun 2, 2012 6:31 PM

    crennel is from the belichick tree got the “keep things rollin thought process”

  5. tebowsgonnagitya says: Jun 2, 2012 7:15 PM

    I bet he is losing sleep over Von Miller, and Elvis Dummerville.

  6. clownsfan says: Jun 2, 2012 7:17 PM

    The only time Romeo loses sleep is when McDonalds brings the McRib back. CHOMP!

  7. scottpavek says: Jun 2, 2012 8:04 PM

    I’m not a Chiefs fan, but wondering just where exactly Mr. Bowe is does keep me up at night.

  8. hedleykow says: Jun 2, 2012 8:26 PM

    9 million is plenty for a guy who gets alligator arms when your down one score on your final drive. 1 million is too much for a guy like that.

  9. randallflagg52 says: Jun 2, 2012 10:35 PM

    tombradyallday says:Jun 2, 2012 6:31 PM

    crennel is from the belichick tree got the “keep things rollin thought process”

    ==================================

    Is the belichick tree where the Patriots set up their video cameras?

  10. tombradyallday says: Jun 2, 2012 11:56 PM

    @randallflagg52 nahh its where the patriots won 3 outta 4 championships and ur team was watching on tv like the rest of us. its also where the patriots began the dynasty and will be the last dynasty

  11. johanneschimpo says: Jun 3, 2012 12:48 AM

    Me neither!

  12. chargerzz says: Jun 3, 2012 3:09 AM

    He will be losing sleep when the chargers get first in division

  13. joetoronto says: Jun 3, 2012 5:41 AM

    It’s irrelevant, there’s no one to throw him the ball anyway.

  14. urana55 says: Jun 4, 2012 6:19 PM

    He will be losing sleep when the chargers get first in division

    you’re HIGH !!!!!!!

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