Considering the injury, Saunders was pretty fortunate. #Chiefs DT Khalen Saunders, who left their opener early after a dislocated elbow, is expected to be out about a month, source said. September 10, 2020 8:18 pm The Kansas City Chiefs have suffered what appears to be their first significant injury of the season. Now the Chiefs will find their depth tested in the next few weeks in key games against the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots. “We try not to put time limits on him — on any of the guys. Big Red has won 11 of 12 against the Chargers. This new rule was put in place for the 2020 season given the COVID-19 pandemic. Lavert Hill is best suited to play in the slot, but like Antonio Hamilton, could play a variety of spots in the Chiefs secondary. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Powered by. The second-year defensive tackle was forced to … By Pete Sweeney Sep 18, 2020, 2:56pm CDT When can RB Le'Veon Bell begin to practice, play with Chiefs? Instead, the elbow injury set him back at a key point. The second-year defensive tackle was forced to exit late in the first quarter after suffering a dislocated elbow on a passing play from Deshaun Watson to Brandin Cooks. What the Chiefs are getting in their new running back, SportsBeat KC: Talking Chiefs, Le’Veon Bell, defense and first favorite athletes. Make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss an episode, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Ravens’ DC yelled at Bengals’ coach for last-minute field goal down 27-0, Russell Wilson throws fourth-down TD with 15 seconds left to keep Seattle undefeated, Raiders end Chiefs’ winning streak with 40-32 upset, Dak Prescott has compound fracture dislocation of his right ankle, Gregg Williams: Jets allowing 32 points a game is not all on the defense, Jamaal Williams: Aaron Rodgers would never lose track of downs, Report: Le’Veon Bell choosing between Bills, Chiefs and Dolphins. Loved it when Watson sat down on the bench next to Mahomes. There were no fractures and he does not need surgery. Upon his return, Saunders will look to build off of his 2019 totals, including 22 tackles, two quarterback hits and 1.0 sack in 12 games (four starts). Would it make the system more fair — or less? While his technique needed coaching and his football IQ needed reps, Saunders possessed the rare blend of size and athleticism at the position that is hard to find—think Dontari Poe as a potential ceiling. — Ian … It capped an 11-play, 75-yard drive for the Chiefs. On Wednesday morning, the Chiefs received some positive news on their 2019 third-round draft pick. Saunders is a key piece in the Chiefs defense as an impressive young lineman with loads of potential. Four players that could get opportunities with Charvarius Ward and Khalen Saunders injuries Kent Swanson 4 mins ago. By: Charles Goldman. There were no … Remember, they too wanted him in 2013, Chiefs’ snap counts vs. Texans: Edwards-Healire shines; Mathieu paces defense, Here’s the latest on that fractured hand suffered by Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward, Chiefs have followed a plan to ease Juan Thornhill back. 2 days ago. Fortunately for the 24-year-old, there were no fractures in his injured elbow, allowing him to avoid potential season-ending surgery. Follow the Heavy on Chiefs Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content! If the Chiefs don’t think Keyes is ready, a player who was available for more of camp could perhaps get a call up from the practice squad. The Chiefs kick their defensive ends inside and perhaps could lean on that a little more to survive along the interior until Pennel returns in Week 3.