Will COVID Keep Kansas City Chiefs From Starting Playoffs Strong?!?

Before the COVID outbreak, the Kansas City Chiefs achieved an impressive mid-season comeback restart after struggling early. 

Now the pandemic threatens to bench a few key players and local fanbois sports talkers are desperate to keep confidence in the team.

Here's a bit of hope . . . 

With Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce and other significant players like kicker Harrison Butker and cornerback Rashad Fenton still on the list, coaches and players are doing their game prep as if those players won't suit up.

"We’ve gone through this for two years now, so anything is possible, and we get it. The next guy
has got to be ready to go," head coach Andy Reid said.

Accordingly, here's a glimpse at hype going into a weekend wherein all NFL players typically goof off:

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

'Next man up mentality': Chiefs ready to face Steelers with several players on COVID watch

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs have several players on their reserve/COVID list, including key players like wide receiver Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce. On Thursday, defensive lineman Chris Jones and cornerback Charvarius Ward returned to practice.

Six Stats to Know for Week 16 | Chiefs vs. Steelers

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Will the KC Chiefs be able to rest their starters this year?

Over the past several years, as the K.C. Chiefs have clinched five consecutive AFC West titles, and have typically locked up one of the top 2 seeds by Week 17, head coach Andy Reid has been able to sit his starters for the final game of the season.

Frank Clark: No player fills shoes of Chris Jones

On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs welcomed defensive lineman Chris Jones back to the team, nine days after he was suddenly added to the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said the Chiefs eased him in, which is why he had a limited status on Thursday's official injury report.

SNL's Heidi Gardner named Chiefs drum honoree for Sunday game

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