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Chiefs injury report: Jamaal Charles practicing, Eric Fisher is not

The KC Chiefs have 14 players on their Thursday injury report for Tennessee Titans week. No. 1 pick Eric Fisher did not practice for the second consecutive day with a concussion.

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Did not practice: T Eric Fisher (concussion), TE Travis Kelce (knee)

Don't expect Kelce to play. He said recently his knee injury should take a few more weeks.

Fisher had a concussion last weekend. Andy Reid indicated it wasn't a direct shot to the head which suggested to me that it wasn't a severe concussion. Some concussion history, via Frontline:

In all, 2012 saw a total of 160 players placed on a team injury report for either a head injury or a concussion during the regular season, with at least one additional player hurt in the playoffs. In 86 cases, including Robinson's second concussion, an injured player was back on the field for their team's very next game.

The good news is that history says it's possible for him to return this weekend. The bad news is the rest of that piece from Frontline that I just quoted.

If Fisher can't play, Donald Stephenson would replace him.

Limited practice: G Jeff Allen (groin), RB Jamaal Charles (toes), P Dustin Colquitt (right knee), TE Anthony Fasano, (ankle / knee), CB Brandon Flowers (knee), S Kendrick Lewis (ankle)

Several question marks here. Charles and Colquitt seem primed to play this weekend. Charles' injury is blisters on his feet, which popped up after last weekend's game. Colquitt was run into in the Giants game and ended with a sprained knee. Considering he returned to the game, you gotta think he'll play. Lewis, too, played last weekend on a sprained ankle, so I'm guessing he's ready.

Allen, Fasano and Flowers did not play last week. Their status is a little more iffy. Flowers is an extremely important part of the defense but the Chiefs also had a nice performance from backup CB Marcus Cooper. Fasano, who has not played since Week 1, is the starter but the Chiefs have discovered Sean McGrath in his absence. Allen is also a starter but Geoff Schwartz filled in for him. It's important these guys return but, unlike past years, it won't ruin the game if they don't. The Chiefs have depth to handle it.

Full practice: G Jon Asamoah (knee), CB Marcus Cooper (knee / thigh), C Rodney Hudson (shin), LB James-Michael Johnson (thumb), TE Sean McGrath (knee), FB Anthony Sherman (knee)

Full practice on a Thursday, expect all these guys to be available to play.

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