KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs misplaced one in all their high cornerbacks on the fourth play of the AFC championship recreation when L’Jarius Sneed went low to deal with Cincinnati Bengals operating again Samaje Perine and remained on the turf Saturday night time.
Sneed’s helmet and shoulder appeared to hit Perine’s knee as he stopped him for a 6-yard achieve. Sneed lay immobile for a second, then rolled over onto his again and was checked out by trainers earlier than finally strolling off the sphere.
Sneed was being evaluated for a head harm.
Sneed usually defends the opposing slot receiver, and meaning Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo deliberate to have him cowl harmful Bengals move catcher Ja’Marr Chase a lot of the night time. His harm additionally meant the Chiefs could be counting on three rookie cornerbacks — Trent McDuffie, Jaylen Watson and Josh Williams — the remainder of the sport.
Sneed picked off three passes, compelled three fumbles and likewise had 3 1/2 sacks this season.
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