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Chiefs vs. Giants Friday injury report: 4 new Chiefs added to list

Kansas City hosts New York this week on Monday Night Football.

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Each practice day of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs release an official injury report leading up to the next game. This week, the Chiefs host the New York Giants on Monday Night Football.

Here is the Chiefs’ second official injury report of the week:


Player Ps Injury Thu Fri Sat Status
Chris Jones DT NIR Pers-Groin-Wrist DNP DNP - -
Khalen Saunders DT Knee DNP DNP - -
Anthony Hitchens LB Tricep DNP DNP - -
Tyrann Mathieu S Illness - DNP - -
Mike Remmers T Knee - LP - -
Michael Burton FB Pectoral LP LP - -
Charvarius Ward CB Foot - LP - -
Trey Smith OL Ankle FP FP - -
Joe Thuney OL Hand FP FP - -
Travis Kelce TE Neck FP FP - -
Darrel Williams RB Hamstring FP FP - -
Chad Henne QB Finger - FP - -
L'Jarius Sneed CB Wrist FP FP - -


Player Ps Injury Thu Fri Sat Status
Saquon Barkley RB Ankle DNP DNP
Kenny Golladay WR Knee DNP DNP
Lorenzo Carter LB Ankle DNP DNP
Carter Coughlin LB Ankle DNP
Nate Ebner DB Ankle DNP DNP
Evan Engram TE Calf LP LP
Kaden Smith TE Knee LP LP
Kadarius Toney WR Ankle DNP LP
Sterling Shepard WR Hamstring LP LP
Danny Shelton DL Pec LP LP

Some notes

  • The Chiefs had four new additions to their injury report on Friday, something that is never ideal. Quarterback Chad Henne (right finger) practiced fully, right tackle Mike Remmers (knee) and cornerback Charvarius Ward (foot) were limited and safety Tyrann Mathieu (illness) did not practice.
  • Head coach Andy Reid should provide more clarity when he speaks to media members on Saturday at 1 p.m. Arrowhead time.
  • Three other Chiefs did not practice for the second straight day — linebacker Anthony Hitchens, defensive lineman Chris Jones (groin/wrist), linebacker and defensive tackle Khalen Saunders (knee) — though it is unclear what Jones status would have been had he not been excused from practice due to personal reasons. Reid said that he expects Jones back to the team on Friday evening (More info on their availability here).
  • Fullback Michael Burton (pec) was limited for the second straight day.
  • Giants key skill-position players, running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) and wide receiver Kenny Golladay (knee), did not practice for the second straight day. However, rookie standout receiver Kadarius Toney (ankle) took the field and was limited.
  • Based upon how the Giants have treated injuries this year, it seems only Toney has a legitimate shot of taking the field against the Chiefs.

For Thursday’s injury report, click here.

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