Poe had been bothered by back issues during the team's offseason program. Poe will miss the entire camp and is doubtful to play in Week 1.
"I think he stands a reasonable chance [to play] in the early part of the season there," coach Andy Reid said. "Whether it's the beginning or somewhere early in the season for his return. You just have to see and see how he recovers there, but it's a positive thing and it's something that he needed to get done as opposed to having that other deal antagonizing throughout the season."
After leaving Monday's practice due to back spasms,
"He'll be fine," Reid said.
Poe totaled 46 tackles and six sacks in 16 games last season for the Chiefs.
But at least Poe got some reps - the team also confirmed that linebacker
The 350-pound Poe has earned the money. He racked up six sacks and contributed to 46 tackles in 2014.
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