Don’t rule Patrick Mahomes out for the Chiefs’ Week 9 matchup towards the Vikings simply but.
There’s “a chance” Mahomes, who missed final week’s loss to the Packers with a knee harm, may play Sunday, in accordance with ESPN, which cited unidentified sources.
Sources inform me there’s an opportunity QB Patrick Mahomes will play tomorrow vs #Vikings. Expectation is DT Chris Jones will probably be energetic. Team hopeful on pass-rusher Frank Clark. All restricted in practices and formally listed as questionable. Game-day selections.
— Ed Werder (@WerderEdESPN) November 2, 2019
He’s formally listed as questionable, although it beforehand had been reported that Mahomes has “a very realistic shot” to return in Week 10 towards the Titans.
Mahomes practiced on a restricted foundation this week, not lengthy after dislocating his proper kneecap in a victory towards the Broncos.
NFL.com notes Chiefs coach Andy Reid would not reply any questions on Mahomes’ availability throughout his Friday press convention. He instructed reporters that he “would see how” Mahomes is doing, including the quarterback “did good” in observe this week.
If Mahomes cannot take the sector Sunday, veteran backup Matt Moore, who threw for 267 yards and had two scores in a loss to the Packers, is anticipated to be the starter as soon as once more. ESPN reports, nevertheless, the Chiefs activated Chad Henne, giving Reid an possibility between Mahomes and two veteran backups.
The Chiefs (5-3) host the Vikings (6-2) on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.