KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- There's a steep learning curve for
rookies entering the NFL. Dontari Poe and the rest of the Kansas
City Chiefs' draft picks are learning that in a hurry.
Poe said after practice Tuesday morning that the biggest
difference from college football is the mental side of the game.
There's more to learn in general, and what is learned has been far
more intricate, making the first couple weeks of practice an
all-out cram session.
At least he's had the chance to get on the field and put it to
Second-round pick Jeff Allen, fifth-round selection De'Quan
Menzie and sixth-round choice Cyrus Gray all missed the contact
portion of practice on Tuesday.
Allen is out with a hurt left ankle. Gray and Menzie have