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Chiefs-Chargers updates tracker ahead of Thursday Night Football: Melvin Gordon unlikely to play

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There are may news items coming through as we get ready for Thursday night football at 7:20 p.m.

Arizona Cardinals v Los Angeles Chargers Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Given all the injuries and rumors ahead of Thursday Night Football featuring the Kansas City Chiefs taking the Los Angeles Chargers, we’ve decided to throw up this one-page tracker of everything that is coming through from around the web.

UPDATE: 5:06 p.m. Arrowhead Time

UPDATE: 10:46 a.m. Arrowhead Time

Analysis: If Harrison’s report proves true, it will be the first touches for West since December 24, 2017, when the Chiefs took on the Miami Dolphins.

UPDATE: 9:51 a.m. Arrowhead Time

Analysis: This isn’t all that surprising. Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton told us last week that when Eric Berry returns, he’d be on a snap count. That return will be Thursday night. “I would think so, but we haven’t even got that far. I want to see where he’s at,” Sutton said when asked about a pitch count last week, headed into Chiefs-Ravens. “But yeah. Most of the time when those guys come back, we trust them a lot and we kind of a keep close [eye], because sometimes they just think they can keep going, too, and I’m sure whenever he gets out there he’ll feel that way. But yeah. We try to be smart with him.”

UPDATE: 9:16 a.m. Arrowhead Time

Analysis: This means that Melvin Gordon must be a true game-time decision. Rapoport later added that Pope is insurance. If Gordon is ruled out, RB Justin Jackson (60 offensive snaps) will get the start.

UPDATE: Wednesday confirmations from ESPN