Kansas metropolis Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker, la Chargers receiver Keenan Allen dominated out

KANSAS metropolis, Mo. — Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker will not play in Thursday night’s sport in the direction of the la Chargers as a consequence of an ankle harm.

The Chargers, in the meantime, will possible be with out starting large receiver Keenan Allen, who suffered a hamstring harm in la’ Week 1 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders.

The Chiefs listed Butker as out — as did the Chargers with Allen and tight finish Donald Parham Jr. (hamstring) — for the sport on their final harm report of the week.

The Chiefs this week signed former ny Jets kicker Matt Ammendola to their observe squad, and he may very effectively be elevated to their energetic roster in time for Thursday night’s sport. Ammedola, who kicked for the Chiefs all by way of their solely observe session of the week on Tuesday, made thirteen of 19 area goals for the Jets final season.

Butker injured his left ankle on a kickoff all by way of Sunday’s win in the direction of the Cardinals in Arizona. Coach Andy Reid blamed the accidents to Butker and cornerback Trent McDuffie on what he mentioned was free turf on the not too prolonged in the past re-sodded area in Arizona.

McDuffie was positioned on injured reserve this as a consequence of a hamstring harm.

After his harm, Butker made three PATs and a fifty 4-yard area purpose. safety Justin Reid dealt with kickoffs and went 1-of-2 on PATs.

Chargers coach Brandon Staley had mentioned Tuesday that it wasn’t “trying good” that Allen, who has been chosen to 5 professional Bowls in his profession, could be succesful to play on Thursday night. Allen had 4 catches for sixty six yards earlier than departing inside the major half on Sunday as a consequence of his harm.

With Allen out, anticipate receivers Joshua Palmer, DeAndre Carter and Jalen Guyton to see elevated alternative.

ESPN’s Lindsey Thiry contributed to this report.


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