Chiefs vs. Broncos injuries: LT Orlando Brown back to full participant – Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs vs. Broncos injuries: LT Orlando Brown back to full participant – Arrowhead Pride
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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 Saturday, the Chiefs will be in Colorado to finish their regular-season schedule against the Denver Broncos at 3:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

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

Chiefs

Player Ps Injury Tue Wed Thu Status
Lucas Niang OL Knee DNP DNP
Clyde Edwards-Helaire RB Shoulder DNP DNP
Orlando Brown T Calf LP FP
Derrick Nnadi DT Shoulder FP FP
Anthony Hitchens LB Knee LP FP
L’Jarius Sneed CB Knee LP FP

Broncos

Player Ps Injury Tue Wed Thu Status
Dalton Risner G Elbow DNP IR
Teddy Bridgewater QB Concussion DNP IR
Kareem Jackson S Back/Shoulder DNP IR
Shelby Harris DE Ankle LP DNP
Patrick Surtain II CB Calf DNP DNP
Nate Hairston CB Illness DNP
Noah Fant TE Quad LP LP
Melvin Gordon III RB Thumb/Hip LP LP
Javonte Williams RB Knee LP LP
Drew Lock QB Rt Shoulder LP LP
Shamar Stephen DL Quad LP LP
Ronald Darby CB Shoulder LP LP

Some notes

  • Offensive lineman Lucas Niang (knee) and running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (shoulder) did not practice for the second day in a row. That’s the bad news for the Chiefs.
  • The good news is that the three starters who were limited on Wednesday — offensive lineman Orlando Brown Jr. (calf), linebacker Anthony Hitchens (knee) and cornerback L’Jarius Sneed (knee) — were full participants on Wednesday.
  • The Broncos placed three players on injured reserve, ruling them out for Sunday: quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (concussion), offensive guard Dalton Risner (elbow) and safety Kareem Jackson (back/shoulder). Cornerback Pat Surtain II (calf) remained out of practice on Wednesday.
  • Defensive end Shelby Harris (ankle) did not practice Wednesday after being limited on Tuesday. Six other Broncos were limited, while cornerback/special teamer Nate Hairston missed the workout due to illness.
  • The Broncos are counting on quarterback Drew Lock (shoulder) to start against the Chiefs despite his limited status on Tuesday and Wednesday.

For Tuesday’s injury report, click here.