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Final injury report for Chiefs vs. Browns, divisional round

The Kansas City Chiefs and Cleveland Browns have released their third and final injury reports of the week on Friday. You can find the injury reports from earlier this week here: Wednesday — Thursday.

Check out the injury report for each team, complete with game status designations, down below:

Chiefs

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Player Injury Participation* Designation
CB Rashad Fenton Ankle/Foot LP Questionable
LB Willie Gay Jr. Ankle DNP OUT
WR Sammy Watkins Calf DNP OUT
RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire Ankle DNP Questionable
TE Deon Yelder Groin DNP Questionable
RB Le’Veon Bell Knee FP
OT Mike Remmers Back FP
LB Ben Niemann Hamstring FP
DT Derrick Nnadi Knee FP
WR Demarcus Robinson Back FP
DB Armani Watts Concussion FP

* DNP = Did not participate | LP = Limited participation | FP = Full participation | NIR = Not injury related

The Chiefs will be without one of the key pieces to their playoff success over the past two seasons. On Friday, HC Andy Reid confirmed that the team would be without both WR Sammy Watkins and LB Willie Gay Jr. on Sunday against the Browns. Watkins, of course, earned the nickname “Playoff Sammy” for his ability to show up and show out during the playoffs.

A total of four players didn’t participate in practice on Friday for the Chiefs. Among them was rookie RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire. Reid noted that Edwards-Helaire is making progress in recovery from injury. He’ll be listed as questionable with a chance to play against Cleveland.

“A couple of days ago he moved around really well,” Reid said of Edwards-Helaire. “Then we’ve just kind of backed off of him. He’s still doing stuff, just not with the group. You know we’ll just see how he does here and we’re literally taking it day-by-day. So we’ll see how it rolls.”

One modicum of good news, Reid confirmed the Chiefs could possibly be getting special teams ace Dorian O’Daniel back off of injured reserve this week.

Browns

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Player Injury Participation* Designation
OT Jack Conklin Hamstring/Knee LP Questionable
LB BJ Goodson Shoulder LP Questionable
TE David Njoku Hamstring LP Questionable
DE Myles Garrett Shoulder FP
DT Sheldon Richardson Neck FP
OG Wyatt Teller Ankle FP
C J.C. Tretter Knee FP
RB D’Ernest Johnson Finger FP
LB Malcolm Smith Ankle FP
WR Jarvis Landry Hip FP
TE Stephen Carison Groin DNP Questionable

* DNP = Did not participate | LP = Limited participation | FP = Full participation | NIR = Not injury related

All of the players who were non-participants for the Browns early in the week returned to practice in a limited capacity on Friday. As a result, OT Jack Conklin, LB B.J. Goodson and TE David Njoku are all listed as questionable for the game. It’d be a big deal if all three of those players were able to go for Cleveland, but they’re far from a sure thing. Everyone who was listed as limited on previous days with the exception of Stephen Carison, were upgraded to full participants in practice for the Browns.

As always check back on Saturday for any late downgrades or upgrades in game status for both the Chiefs and Browns.

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