The Kansas City Chiefs injury report continued to grow as this week went along thanks to a fun strain of the flu. Their final count before Sunday’s matchup with the Indianapolis Colts ended up at a season-high 16 players.
Luckily for Romeo Crennel, as he attempts to get a victory in his second to last game as a head coach, 11 of the 16 players on the final injury report are listed as probable and should be able to suit up.
Jon Baldwin, Josh Bellamy, Brandon Flowers, Jerrell Powe and Neiko Thorpe all had to deal with the flue this week. If the flu has ever flown around your office, then you know the five people under the weather could quickly jump to nearly twice that by the time kickoff rolls around.
Four Chiefs are questionable, including starting left tackle Branden Albert, while only tight end Tony Moeaki is doubtful and isn’t likely to see the field.
The Colts final injury report isn’t much shorter than the Chiefs. It is made up of 13 players, headlined by linebacker Dwight Freeney, who is probable. Four Colts are out and three are questionable.