March 4, 2024

Chiefs rule Joe Thuney out for Super Bowl LVIII, Jerick McKinnon questionable

There by no means gave the impression to be a lot likelihood that Chiefs left guard Joe Thuney can be properly sufficient to play towards the 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII and the group formally shut the door on him on Friday.

Thuney has been dominated out for Sunday’s sport because of the pectoral damage that he suffered within the divisional spherical of the playoffs. Nick Allegretti began in his place within the AFC Championship Game and he’ll accomplish that once more this weekend.

While Thuney is out, working again Jerick McKinnon nonetheless has a shot of being activated from injured reserve in time to play. McKinnon, who has a groin damage, is listed as questionable, though it is likely to be extra like uncertain after head coach Andy Reid stated earlier this week that McKinnon solely has a slim likelihood of enjoying. Offensive lineman Prince Tega Wanogho (quad) gained’t be activated as he’s been dominated out.

Running again Clyde Edwards-Helaire (sickness) and huge receiver Rashee Rice (ankle) have been again to full observe after being restricted on Thursday and neither participant has an damage designation, in order that possible means Thuney would be the most vital absence for the Chiefs in Las Vegas.