Chiefs vs Chargers injury report for NFL Week 7 game

After beating the Minnesota Vikings in week 6, the Kansas City Chiefs players are preparing themselves to face off against the Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 22 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. After losing by one point in week 1, the Chiefs won all five of their next games, and they are undoubtedly favorites against the Chargers.

However, the Chargers are in the third spot of the AFC West with a 2-3 mark, and after going down to the Dallas Cowboys in week 5, the upcoming game will be a do-or-die situation for them to keep alive the playoff hope. With this highly anticipated encounter, let’s take a closer look at the injury reports of both teams.

Chiefs injury report ahead of their NFL week 7 game vs Chargers

Six of the Chiefs players have been listed on their injury reports ahead of their Week 7 contest against the Chargers. The tight end Travis Kelce (Ankle), who has recently joined hands with Patrick Mahomes to purchase the stake of the Alpine F1 Team, has full participation in practice.


Punter Tommy Townsend (knee) and defensive end George Karlaftis (hamstring) were fully active in Wednesday’s session. Karlaftis recorded 2.5 sacks, 2 tackles for loss, 18 tackles, and 0 interceptions. The wide receiver Justin Watson (Elbow) did not participate in practice, as reported by Fox Sports.

The Chiefs’ other defensive end, Charles Omenihu (NIR – Personal), and safety Bryan Cook (Neck), had full participation on Wednesday as well. On the D-line, Omenihu recorded 4.5 sacks, 3 tackles for loss, 20 tackles, and 0 interceptions, while Cook recorded 0 sacks, 1 tackle for loss, 20 tackles, and 0 interceptions. The final game status of these players will be updated later.

Chargers injury report ahead of their NFL week 5 game vs Chiefs

The Chargers have placed eight players on their injury report. Defensive back Deane Leonard (hamstring), safety Alohi Gilman (heel), and safety Raheem Layne (knee) didn’t participate in practice on Wednesday. In this season as of now, Gilman recorded 0 sacks, 0 tackles for loss, 22 tackles, 0 interceptions, and 1 pass defense, while Layne scored 0 sacks, 0 tackles for loss, 5 tackles, 0 interceptions and 0 passes defensed.

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Offensive lineman Will Clapp (knee) and tight end Donald Parham (wrist) had full participation in Wednesday’s session. Meanwhile, offensive linebacker Joey Bosa (toe), defensive lineman Sebastian Joseph-Day (knee), and linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga (hamstring) had limited participation in practice sessions.

On the D-line, Bosa recorded 3 sacks, 3 tackles for loss, 8 tackles, 0 interceptions, and 1 pass defensed, while Sebastian scored 2 sacks, 2 tackles for loss, 15 tackles, 0 interceptions, and 0 passes defensed.

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