Kansas City Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire out for playoff game against Pittsburgh Steelers

KANSAS City, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs will be devoid of managing again Clyde Edwards-Helaire in Sunday night’s wild-card-spherical playoff video game at property in opposition to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Edwards-Helaire, the Chiefs’ second-primary rusher this time with 517 yards, will miss his 3rd straight video game mainly because of a shoulder personal injury.

Edwards-Helaire practiced on Wednesday for the 1st time due to the fact injuring the shoulder in a 7 days 16 acquire over the Steelers. But the Chiefs shut him down on Thursday and Friday, and will checklist him as out on their remaining personal injury report of the 7 days.

“He examined [the shoulder] out a several times in the past, and it was not fairly as superior as we believed it may possibly be and he believed it may possibly be,” coach Andy Reid mentioned.

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The Chiefs’ major reserve managing again, Darrel Williams, was limited in observe this 7 days mainly because of an hurt toe. Williams did not perform in the second half of very last week’s acquire over the Denver Broncos.

The Chiefs also have Jerick McKinnon and Derrick Gore at managing again. The two combined to hurry for 54 yards in the video game in opposition to the Broncos, and McKinnon caught a fourteen-garden landing go.

Extensive receiver Tyreek Hill practiced all 7 days, and barring a setback ahead of kickoff, he will perform in opposition to the Steelers. He missed a lot of very last week’s video game mainly because of a sore heel.