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Eric Fisher's injury is an ankle sprain, Chiefs say

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We continue to wait for more detailed information on the injury to Kansas City Chiefs LT Eric Fisher but Andy Reid told reporters on Monday that it's an ankle sprain. However, Chiefs Digest quotes Reid as saying they will get an x-ray and MRI to find more information. The KC Star's Terez Paylor reports the Chiefs do not know yet if it's a high ankle sprain, which generally takes longer to recover from.

The current starting RT Jeff Allen left Saturday's game with an MCL sprain and did not practice. Down their top two tackles, the Chiefs went to Donald Stephenson on the left side and Jarrod Pughsley on the right side.

If this is just an ankle sprain, the Chiefs should be able to recover from it. Even so, if Fisher misses significant time during the preseason it will be disappointing because he was entering a healthy preseason where he was expected to take a jump (and had a good start on Saturday).

The Chiefs offensive line was already going through changes this year with as many as four new starters from last year. If Fisher and Allen are out, the Chiefs could be looking at five new starters on the line. Yikes.

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