Chiefs news for December 8, 2022
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Today in Chiefs history, Bill Kinney made his first starting, beating Denver 31-14.
On this day in 1941, The US declared war on Japan. (Courtesy of KCRowdy).
Chiefs Provide Telling Injury Update on WR Kadarius Toney in Week 14 | Heavy
As the focus shifts to the AFC West rival Broncos, one of the key factors will be getting healthy and the Chiefs revealed some good news on that front on Wednesday. “Everyone’s going to practice today in some form or another,” Coach Reid told reporters to begin his opening remarks. “We’ll see how that goes.”
Chiefs Veteran Blasted for Bragging After Loss to Bengals | Heavy
Hurst got hurt early in that game and didn’t return, and the Chiefs lost the game 27-24. After the game, Reid apologized to Hurst via the media for the trash talk prior to the game. Yet, Reid opted to take to Twitter to check his receipts publicly two days later.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid says there’s a chance Mecole Hardman returns in Week 15 | Chiefswire
Kansas City Chiefs WR Mecole Hardman remains on injured reserve with an abdomen injury and won’t play in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. Hardman is not eligible to be designated to return from injured reserve until the team’s Week 15 game against the Houston Texans when four games have elapsed. At that point, the team can open his 21-day practice window and at any point during that window they can activate him to the 53-man roster.
Steve Smith Sr. thinks Chiefs rookie WR Skyy Moore needs more touches | Chiefswire
In Week 13 against the Cincinnati Bengals, Moore’s offensive snap share was again on the decline as JuJu Smith-Schuster’s snap total rose in his second week back from a concussion. Moore played just 23 offensive snaps, which was his lowest total since Week 10. The rookie wasn’t targeted once during the game. He did have one carry that went for 12 yards, but that was his lone touch of the day.
Chiefs special teams film review, Week 13: Isiah Pacheco’s big return | Chiefswire
For the Chiefs’ Week 13 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals, it was the kick return squad that saw the most action. After having all three kick returns drop in the end zone for touchbacks in Week 12, the Chiefs’ kick return subunit fielded five of six kickoffs in Week 13.
Kadarius Toney limited in Wednesday’s practice | PFF
Toney was a limited participant in the day’s session. If he’s able to return this week, it would be a boost to a Kansas City offense that’s playing a Denver defense that’s No. 2 in points allowed and No. 3 in yards allowed.