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October 21, 2019, 6:01 pm

Patrick Mahomes 'progressing nicely' in knee rehab

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is progressing with his rehab from a disjointed knee, but it's a long shot for him to play this week, per Andy Reid.

Patrick Mahomes 'progressing nicely' in knee rehab
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The Kansas City Chiefs won't put a timeline on Patrick Mahomes' improvement from a disjointed kneecap, but affirmative news continues to come out of K.C.

Chiefs head diversion leader Rick Burkholder updated the regnant MVP's position Monday, expression Friday's MRI "turned out as good as possible," and celebrated that Mahomes is "progressing nicely," per Herbie Teope of the Kansas City Star.

The update meshes with Friday's study that location was no important extra harm to the knee.

Coach Andy Reid accepted "it would be a stretch" for Mahomes to play this week and wouldn't propose a timeframe for a return.

"All these guys are different. I don't deliberation you can put a timeline on it," Reid said.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport studyed last week that Mahomes is expected to miss at least three games. It's possible the QB could return in Week 11 against the Chargers, or the Chiefs could play the cautious route with a Week 12 bye on the slate.

Until Mahomes is healthy enough to consider a return, it's the Matt Moore show in K.C.

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