Kansas City Chiefs hope Kyle Long returns early in regular season after leg injury in training

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Chefs are hopeful guards Kyle Long may return for the start of the regular season after injuring his leg on Wednesday, sources told ESPN.

Long was signed by the Chiefs in the offseason after terminating his retirement after one year. He wrote of the injury Thursday on his Twitter account.

“I did everything I could to get back to football,” Long said. “Zero regret. … Focusing on controlling the things I can control. Yesterday was not one of those things!”

Long, 32, worked as a starting right-wing goalie during offseason training. Other candidates to start with include Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and recruit Trey smith.

Drafted 20th overall by the Chicago Bear in 2013, Long only missed one game in his first three seasons, in which he was selected for three consecutive Pro Bowls, but only played 30 regular season games in his first three seasons. past four years with the team due to various injuries. He announced his retirement last January.

NFL Network first reported that Long suffered a leg injury.



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