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Chiefs vs. Chargers Thursday injury report: Isiah Pacheco returns to practice

This week, Kansas City concludes the regular season on the road against Los Angeles.

Cincinnati Bengals v Kansas City Chiefs Photo by Ryan Kang/Getty Images

Each practice day of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs release an official injury report leading up to the next game. This week, the Los Angeles Chargers host the Chiefs for both teams’ regular-season finale on Sunday at 3:25 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

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


Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status
Donovan Smith T Neck FP DNP - -
Rashee Rice WR Hamstring DNP DNP - -
Kadarius Toney WR Hip-Ankle LP DNP - -
Chris Jones DT Groin DNP DNP - -
L'Jarius Sneed CB Calf DNP DNP - -
Travis Kelce TE Neck LP LP - -
Isiah Pacheco RB Quad-Shoulder DNP LP - -
Blake Bell TE Finger FP FP - -
Noah Gray TE Ribs FP FP - -
Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB Illness FP FP - -
Justyn Ross WR Illness FP FP - -
Patrick Mahomes QB Ankle FP FP - -
Nick Bolton LB Wrist-Abdomen FP FP - -
Trent McDuffie CB Shoulder FP FP - -


Player Ps Injury Wed Thu Fri Status
Zion Johnson G Neck DNP DNP - -
Keenan Allen WR Heel DNP DNP - -
Nick Williams DT Shoulder DNP DNP - -
Justin Hollins LB Shoulder DNP DNP - -
Kenneth Murray LB Shoulder DNP DNP - -
Trey Pipkins OT Wrist LP LP - -
Stone Smartt TE Shoulder LP LP - -
Josh Palmer WR Concussion LP LP - -
Tuli Tuipulotu LB Ankle N/A LP - -
Deane Leonard CB Heel LP LP - -
Rashawn Slater OT Knee N/A FP - -
Daiyan Henley LB Groin FP FP - -
Joey Bosa LB Foot DNP DNP - INJ RSV
Tanner Muse LB Knee FP FP - INJ RSV

Some notes

  • Three of the four Chiefs players out of practice on Wednesday remained out on Thursday: defensive tackle Chris Jones (groin), wide receiver Rashee Rice (hamstring) and cornerback L’Jarius Sneed (calf). Running back Isiah Pacheco (quad/shoulder) returned to practice as a limited participant.
  • With Week 18’s matchup holding no playoff implications for the Chiefs, it is likely the team remains conservative with playing time for those players.
  • Tight end Travis Kelce (neck) was limited for the second straight day.
  • Both running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (illness) and wide receiver Justyn Ross (illness) have been removed from the injury report and are considered good to go.
  • After practicing on Wednesday, wide receiver Kadarius Toney (hip/ankle) was out of practice Thursday. Left tackle Donovan Smith (neck) also practiced Wednesday but missed practice on Thursday.
  • Here’s everything we know about possible playing time for the Chiefs on Sunday.

For the Wednesday injury report, click here.

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