In addition to Kelce, other players will be out due to the same COVID situation in the fundamental game against Steelers
The tight end of Pro bowl of the Kansas City Chiefs, Travis Kelce, remains in protocol COVID Sunday and is out for the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Kelce, linebacker Nick Bolton and offensive tackle Lucas Niang were added to the active roster of Kansas city on saturday hoping they could get out of the protocols COVID-19 of the NFL in time to face the Steelers in a fundamental game, but the three woke up in the protocols.
On Sunday, Chiefs they will run out of six players who will remain on their roster COVID-19. Kickers Harrison Butker and Tommy Townsend are among that group. The team hired Elliott Fry as their kicker and promoted Townsend’s brother Johnny from their practice squad to punt against the Steelers.
Wide receiver Tyreek Hill was activated by Kansas city and got off the reserve / COVID-19 list on Saturday.
Information from ESPN’s Adam Teicher was used in this report.