From the Truman Sports Complex
The flu bug continues to work its way through the Chiefs locker room as the players returned to work after a two-day Christmas holiday.
The bug showed itself last week and has not left as OLB Tamba Hali, LT Donald Stephenson and RB Jamaal Charles were all sent home with flu symptoms β fever, chills, etc.
As team practiced indoors on Wednesday afternoon, there were 54 of 61 players that were practicing. Working in the rehab area on the stationary bikes were C Ryan Lilja (back/knee), WR Terrance Copper (knee) and DE Tyson Jackson (toe).
TE Tony Moeaki (concussion) was on the field, but not dressed for practice. Charles, Hali and Stephenson were at home.
Here’s the details provided by the Chiefs and Broncos on their injured players from Wednesday:
Did not participate β OT Branden Albert (back), RB Jamaal Charles (flu), WR Terrance Copper (knee), OLB Tamba Hali (flu), DE Tyson Jackson (toe), C Ryan Lilja (back), TE Tony Moeaki (concussion), OT Donald Stephenson (flu).
Full participation β G Jon Asamoah (thumb), SS Eric Berry (hand), S Abram Elam (quad), G Russ Hochstein (back), G Rich Ranglin (knee).
Did not participate β WR Trindon Holliday (ankle), G Chris Kuper (ankle/head), CB Tracy Porter (concussion).
Full participation β S Mike Adams (knee), FB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring), S Jim Leonhard (thigh), WR Matt Willis (knee).