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Pro Bowl TE Travis Kelce among three Kansas City Chiefs put on COVID-19 list

KANSAS City, Mo. — Chiefs restricted conclusion Travis Kelce was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 record Monday.

Kelce is vaccinated, in accordance to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, so he has a possibility to return in time for the Chiefs’ future recreation on Sunday towards the Pittsburgh Steelers at Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City kicker Harrison Butker and cornerback Charvarius Ward also were placed on the COVID-19 record.

A overall of 47 gamers were placed on the COVID-19 record Monday, all as a final result of a good check. Which is the most the NFL has had in a solitary day.

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The Chiefs signed kicker Elliott Fry to their active roster off the observe squad as insurance policies in scenario Butker can’t return for Sunday’s recreation.

Kelce was named on Monday to engage in in this year’s Pro Bowl, his seventh straight selection. He potential customers NFL restricted ends in getting yardage with 1,066. He is second in catches (83) and fourth in touchdowns (seven). The 1,000-property time is the sixth straight for Kelce.

He is coming off the largest statistical recreation of his vocation in Kansas City’s 34-28 overtime acquire around the Los Angeles Chargers. He caught 10 passes for a vocation-large 191 yards and two touchdowns, like the recreation winner — a 34-property scoring pass from Patrick Mahomes — in the extra time period.

The Chiefs have two other restricted ends, veteran Blake Bell and rookie Noah Grey, on their active roster. Bell and Grey have merged this time to catch 9 passes for fifty nine yards and a landing.

Kansas City placed defensive deal with Chris Jones, linebacker Willie Homosexual and extensive receiver Josh Gordon on the COVID-19 record final 7 days, and all 3 gamers skipped the recreation towards the Chargers.