Sam McDowell: The biggest victim of Orlando Brown’s absence from Chiefs camp? Himself. Let’s explain.

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The Kansas City Star

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Darn near the full Chiefs roster — some 85 players — trotted onto the field in St. Joseph on Wednesday morning, and this first column of training camp is about someone who did not. Someone who chose not to. Orlando Brown Jr., the team’s starting left tackle — and just about the only Chiefs player whose presence at left tackle doesn’t throw the whole thing up front out of whack, much as the Chiefs will try to convince you there are contingency plans — is not here. The most obvious victim of that absence? Himself. We’ll get to the why. Or whys. First, the reason he’s absent: Br…

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