Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid spoke about injuries in his opening statement following the team’s 23-3 win over the Denver Broncos. Defensive end Alex Okafor and left guard Andrew Wylie appeared to hurt themselves during the game.
“Alex Okafor has a pec something, so it’s sore,” said Reid. “They’ll figure it out and I’ll have it for you [Monday]. Andrew Wylie hurt his left ankle.”
Okafor was ruled out during the game with what the team described as a chest injury after sacking Broncos quarterback Drew Lock for a 9-yard loss. Wylie’s injury is not considered serious, per Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest.
Our in-house injury expert, Aaron Borgmann, weighed in on the news on Twitter:
All in line with in game thoughts. Will await further details on Okafor here. Optics weren’t great but hopefully better outcome. Wylie has previous ankle injury this year that he missed time with, mechanism didn’t appear similar though.@ArrowheadPride https://t.co/dvhvAhdHr7— Aaron Borgmann (@RehabAllStar) December 15, 2019
Wide receiver Tyreek Hill told reporters he received a concussion test during the game.
“You know the NFL, they want to be safe,” said Hill. “I’m just going to play by the rules.”
Hill had five catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
We’ll have you covered with any additional updates this week at Arrowhead Pride.