From the Truman Sports Complex
In his normal Monday meeting with the media horde, head coach Andy Reid updated the Chiefs injury situation after the victory over San Diego.
The only new injuries came with wide receiver Junior Hemingway and tight end Travis Kelce. Hemingway strained his hamstring injury and Reid said “we’ll just have to see how he does day-by-day.”
Kelce has a problem in his rib cage area. “We’ve just got to see how he does,” said Reid, who indicated the injury was not to a rib, but to cartilage in the rib cage.
Reid also updated the status of middle linebacker Joe Mays, who is now eligible to begin practicing after missing the season’s first six games, will not work this week. He’s recovering from a torn ligament in his wrist that required surgery. Mays is on injured-reserve/designated for return and can begin practicing at any time. The Chiefs would then have three weeks to decide whether to move him to the active roster or leave him on the injured-reserve list for the remainder of the 2014 season.
“We are most likely not going to practice him this week,” said Reid. “His clock starts when he starts practicing. We are going to hold off until we can get his arm rehabbed a little bit. We just want to get the arm in better shape before he gets back on the field.” …Read More!