Chiefs HC Andy Reid supplies damage replace after AFC Championship Sport win
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs HC Andy Reid offered his ordinary postgame damage replace following the AFC Championship Sport win towards the Cincinnati Bengals.
The staff suffered a number of accidents throughout the course of the sport towards the Bengals. Within the first half, CB L’Jarius Sneed was ruled out of the game with a concussion and WR Kadarius Toney left the game with an ankle injury. Within the second half of the game, LB Willie Homosexual Jr. suffered a shoulder damage, WR JuJu Smith-Schuster had a knee damage and WR Mecole Hardman aggravated his pelvis damage.
Reid confirmed 4 of these accidents and had feedback on two extra gamers battling by means of.
“So far as accidents go, L’Jarius Sneed, he had the concussion,” Reid mentioned. “Kadarius Toney’s ankle, he tweaked that. JuJu Smith-Schuster that knee acted up on him from the week. Mecole Hardman gave it his greatest, as did all these guys. It’s a tribute to the work ethic, Pat (Mahomes) and Travis Kelce. . .”
Clark Hunt mentioned in his postgame interview that it felt just like the Chiefs encountered a season’s value of accidents within the span of per week and he simply is likely to be proper. Main into the sport, Patrick Mahomes battled by means of an ankle damage. Travis Kelce was a late addition to the damage report with a again damage.
Reid attributed the efficiency of his injured stars to 1 factor.
“It was pure grit,” Reid mentioned. “(Patrick Mahomes) and (Travis) Kelce. For Pat to do what he did and to have that run on the finish, I can’t say sufficient. He’s the MVP in my eyes.”
The coaching employees additionally acquired a boatload of reward from each Mahomes, Kelce and Reid.
“Yeah, properly I imply he went out and practiced,” Reid mentioned of Mahomes. “He pushed off that factor and did all of the stuff. He lived within the coaching room. Rick Burkholder and Julie (Frymyer), I imply the job that they did with him, getting him prepared and him spending on a regular basis. I’m positive he went dwelling and his spouse was in all probability engaged on him too. Everyone was taking concern for him.”
Fortunately, the Chiefs will now have per week to relaxation and get well after this hard-fought battle. It’ll give everybody an opportunity to get as wholesome as potential forward of their matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII.
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