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Chiefs will be without DeVito, Fisher doubtful

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The Chiefs lost their perfect record last weekend, and they might have lost a few linemen they’ll need as well.

Based on the official injury report, defensive end Mike DeVito won’t play this week against the Chargers because of the knee injury suffered last week, and right tackle Eric Fisher is doubtful with a shoulder injury.

Fisher hasn’t practiced this week because of the persistent shoulder problem. If he can’t go, the first overall pick in the draft would be replaced by veteran Donald Stephenson.

Questionable for the Chiefs are defensive end Tyson Jackson (abdomen) and guard Jon Asamoah (shoulder).  Five Chiefs are probable, including linebacker Derrick Johnson (wrist) and tight end Anthony Fasano (knee/ankle).

While the Chargers don’t offer the same degree of talent up front, the Chiefs need to return to their physical style to keep pace with the Broncos after last week’s loss.

 

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9 Responses to “Chiefs will be without DeVito, Fisher doubtful”
  1. sdboltaction says: Nov 22, 2013 3:03 PM

    Won’t matter if they have pop warner kids up front on either line. They’re playing the Chargers this week. Chiefs should get an easy W.

  2. unclebluck says: Nov 22, 2013 3:04 PM

    Loss #2 to be served up this Sunday!

  3. theysone says: Nov 22, 2013 3:24 PM

    Look for another efficient, grind-it-out type win from the chiefs.

  4. jjackwagon says: Nov 22, 2013 3:58 PM

    Phyllis always finds a way to lose at Arrowhead.

  5. jbaxt says: Nov 22, 2013 4:04 PM

    Chiefs need a dominant performance, to get geared up for Denver. Take care of the Chargers by putting up 30+ and keeping them under 17. Then the Denver game will be the most fun of the year. Arrowhead, for 1st place with only 4 games left. Surely it gets moved to Sunday night?

  6. marylandchief says: Nov 22, 2013 5:20 PM

    Doubt they’ll shift it to Sunday night just because they’ve got NY and DC , two of the largest tv markets already in that slot. Love to see it at arrowhead in prime time, though. Might hit 140 decibels.

  7. raiderapologist says: Nov 22, 2013 8:20 PM

    Fisher is the Darren McFadden of offensive tackles.

  8. johninthewest says: Nov 22, 2013 11:27 PM

    Game cannot be moved to Sunday Night due to Denver playing 6 prime games this season. KC market is not big enough to support

  9. chiroubles says: Nov 23, 2013 5:42 AM

    jbaxt says: ” Take care of the Chargers by putting up 30+”

    Umm, you have been watching the Chiefs’ offense this year, right? Especially the last few games? Right now, I’d be happy just to see them show some signs (hell, ANY signs) of life. The O-line has been barely adequate (I might be being generous here) and the WRs have been absolutely putrid….

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