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Eric Berry's return to practice highlights Chiefs injury report for Chargers week

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Updating the Chiefs injuries heading into Week 7 in San Diego.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid spoke to the media this morning and offered an injury update ahead of Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. The big news here is that Eric Berry will return to practice. How much he does and whether he'll be able to play remains undetermined.

Eric Berry (high ankle sprain): Berry "will work" today, according to Reid. It's not clear yet how much he will be able to do at practice but that he will be on the practice field is a good sign. Berry has not played since Week 2 so it's still touch-and-go with him and whether he will play on Sunday in San Diego.

Chris Owens (LCL sprain): He was injured late in the 49ers game when he collided with Phillip Gaines on a field goal. Doesn't sound like he will be practicing and Reid didn't sound all that confident he would be ready to go on Sunday so don't plan on seeing him. Phillip Gaines and Jamell Fleming are options to replace him.

Joe Mays (wrist): He is on short-term IR but he is "not quite ready yet but he's getting there", according to Reid. Short-term IR players can begin practicing after six weeks and be activated to the roster after eight weeks.

Phillip Gaines (concussion): He will practice. He was involved in that collision with Owens.

Cyrus Gray (fractured hand): He can move around but has some sort of brace on his hand. Sounds like he has a shot to be available despite the hand.

Donnie Avery (sports hernia surgery): According to Reid, "He's out right now but we haven't IR'd him." We were thinking this would be multiple weeks anyway. He had surgery before the Chiefs-49ers game in Week 5.