KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs came out of Sunday’s game in Minnesota with two notable injuries and several other bumps and bruises.
Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and defensive end Mike DeVito sustained concussion, but their status remains unchanged Monday.
“It’s no different than what I mentioned last night with the two fellas with concussions,” coach Andy Reid said. “The guys are just coming in now, so I don’t really have any other updates for you there.”
DeVito went down with a concussion late in the second quarter of the Chiefs loss. DeVito helped make a tackle in the middle of the K.C. defense on running back Adrian Peterson, but did not get up after the hit, lying face down on the field for several minutes. He walked off under his own power, but went to the locker room and did not return.
Maclin suffered a concussion early in the fourth quarter. He was pulling in a third-and-1 throw from quarterback Alex Smith when he was hit from behind by Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn.
Maclin spent several minutes face down on the field, got up to walk off, but had to take a knee before he finally got to the bench. From there he was taken to the locker room.
DeVito’s and Maclin’s availability will be decided by NFL’s concussion protocols.
Defensive tackle Dontari Poe did not play in Sunday’s game against Minnesota because of the high-ankle sprain he suffered in last week’s game against Chicago. Poe was not able to get back on the practice field last week and was declared out of the action late in the week. His status for the coming week remains unknown.
“It’s day-by-day,” Reid said. “We’ll just see how Dontari does. He seemed to be a little bit ahead of schedule last week. We’ll see how he works out this week.”
Inside linebacker Josh Mauga (groin) missed his second consecutive game with the right groin injury that he suffered on Oct. 4 against Cincinnati. Mauga did not practice at all last week and there’s been no timetable given for his return to work during the week.
“He was making progress,” Reid said, “so, again, we’ll just see how things go.”
Tight end Travis Kelce suffered a laceration on the bridge of his nose during Sunday’s game, but finished the game.
“He played through it,” Reid said. “I think he’s going to be OK.”
Rookie inside linebacker Ramik Wilson, who started in place of Mauga, briefly left the game near the end of the first quarter when he suffered an injury to his right leg.
“He got rolled up on his leg, but he was able to get back in,” Reid said of his rookie linebacker. “He’s a tough kid. I thought he played pretty well.”