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Chiefs vs. Bills Thursday injury report: Jerick McKinnon upgraded to full participant

For Week 14, Kansas City hosts Buffalo at Arrowhead Stadium.

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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 Buffalo Bills visit GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday at 3:25 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

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


Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status
Donovan Smith OT Neck DNP DNP - -
Isiah Pacheco RB Shoulder DNP DNP - -
Drue Tranquill LB Concussion DNP DNP - -
Bryan Cook FS Ankle DNP DNP - -
Jerick McKinnon RB Groin LP FP - -
Rashee Rice WR Foot FP FP - -
Skyy Moore WR Knee FP FP - -
Kadarius Toney WR Hip FP FP - -
Patrick Mahomes QB Pectoral FP FP - -
Darius Harris LB Wrist FP FP - -
L'Jarius Sneed CB Knee FP FP - -
Nick Bolton LB Wrist FP FP - INJ RSV


Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status
Dalton Kincaid TE Thumb FP FP - -
Josh Allen QB R. Shoulder FP FP - -
Leonard Floyd DE Wrist FP FP - -
Von Miller OLB Rest DNP FP - -
Dane Jackson CB Concussion FP FP - -
Taylor Rapp S Neck FP FP - -
Dawson Knox TE Wrist FP FP - INJ RSV
Kaiir Elam CB Ankle FP FP - INJ RSV

Some notes

  • The same four players who missed Wednesday’s practice — running back Isiah Pacheco (shoulder), safety Bryan Cook (ankle), left tackle Donovan Smith (neck and linebacker Drue Tranquill (concussion) — also missed Thursday’s practice.
  • With Pacheco still out, it was good for the Chiefs to see running back Jerick McKinnon (groin) upgraded to a full participant.
  • Linebacker Nick Bolton (wrist) has logged full practices on both Wednesday and Thursday. Bolton remains on the Chiefs’ injured reserve list, but he seems to be trending in the right direction for a return.
  • For the Bills, outside linebacker Von Miller missed practice on Wednesday but was a full participant on Thursday.
  • Every other member of the Bills listed on the injury report logged a full practice. Remember, Buffalo is coming off its bye week to play the Chiefs.
  • It’s worth noting that two Bills — cornerback Kaiir Elam (ankle) and tight end Dawson Knox (wrist) — remain on the injured reserve list. Like Bolton, they are currently designated to return but have yet to be activated.

For the Wednesday injury report, click here.

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