Darrel Williams was limited in practice this week; Chiefs have Jerick McKinnon and Derrick Gore for the running game
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs will be without running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire in Sunday night’s wild-card round playoff game at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Edwards-Helaire, the Chiefs’ second-leading rusher this season with 517 yards, will miss his third straight game with a shoulder injury.
Edwards-Helaire practiced Wednesday for the first time since injuring his shoulder in the Week 16 win over the Steelers. But the Chiefs unwrapped him on Thursday and Friday., Y will include it on your final injury report of the week.
“He tried [el hombro] a few days ago, and it wasn’t as good as we thought it could be and he thought it could be,” coach Andy Reid said.
The Chiefs’ main backup running back, Darrel Williams, he was limited in practice this week due to a toe injury. Williams did not play in the second half of last week’s win over the Denver Broncos.
The Chiefs also have Jerick McKinnon and Derrick Gore at running back. The two combined for 54 yards in the game against the Broncos, with McKinnon catching a 14-yard touchdown pass.
Wide receiver Tyreek Hill practiced all week and, barring a setback before kickoff, he’ll play the Steelers. He missed much of last week’s game due to heel pain.