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Patrick Mahomes, Frank Clark and Chris Jones injury updates ahead of Chiefs-Vikings

The Chiefs play the Vikings Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Several injury updates regarding Kansas City Chiefs players came through ahead of their game against the Minnesota Vikings early Sunday morning.

QB Patrick Mahomes

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Patrick Mahomes is expected to sit for Sunday’s game.

Chad Henne, who was added to the 53-man roster on Saturday, is expected to serve as Matt Moore’s backup. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport added that Mahomes is “on the cusp of returning” from the dislocated kneecap he suffered two weeks ago. Mahomes’ missed last week’s 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers with the injury. Both Henne and Mahomes are questionable.

DE Frank Clark and DL Chris Jones

Rapoport reported that defensive end Frank Clark is “unlikely” to play while defensive lineman Chris Jones is in “good position” to play.

Clark did not play last week due to a neck injury. He practiced for the first time since the injury on Friday and was limited. Jones practiced all week and is now expected to go. Both players are officially listed as questionable.

WR Adam Thielen

Schefter also reported that Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is expected to play against the Chiefs.

Thielen was limited in practice all week due to a hamstring injury that cost him last game. Thielen is the only Vikings player questionable to go.

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