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Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery

The Kansas City Chiefs are facing a potentially devastating loss on defense, even though training camp doesn't begin for veterans until this weekend. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss camp and likely part of the season after undergoing surgery last week on a herniated disc. The injury initially occurred during the Chiefs' voluntary offseason program, but Poe aggravated it during a workout at home on July 8. Poe had surgery to remove the disc on July 15. "He's not doing a whole lot of rehab or treatment. He's just resting," Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder said Tuesday as rookies and select veterans reported to training camp. "I've told...

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