On track for first career start
Williams is on track to make his first career start Sunday against Washington after the Chiefs placed Clyde Edwards-Helaire (knee) on injured reserve Tuesday, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.
While head coach Andy Reid hasn't officially named a starter in place of Edwards-Helaire, Williams is in position to draw the assignment after he played 77 percent of the Chiefs' offensive snaps in last Sunday's loss to the Bills once Edwards-Helaire checked out of the contest midway through the third quarter. It's worth noting, however, that a negative game script may have played a factor in Williams dominating the running-back snaps over Jerick McKinnon, who was on the field for only 23 percent of the plays after Edwards-Helaire departed. If the favored Chiefs can establish an early lead against Washington and hold it for most of the contest, Williams could end up ceding more work to McKinnon this week, but the fantasy outlooks for both players are brighter in any case with Edwards-Helaire at least temporarily out of the picture.
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Williams rushed five times for 20 yards and added three catches for 60 yards on three targets Sunday against the Broncos.
Pringle recorded one reception for 14 yards on four targets Sunday in the Chiefs' 22-9 win over the Broncos.
Edwards-Helaire (illness) rushed 14 times for 54 yards and had three receptions for 28 yards in Sunday's 22-9 win over the Broncos.
Mahomes completed 15 of 29 pass attempts for 184 yards and an interception while adding 12 yards and a touchdown on four rush attempts in Sunday's 22-9 win over Denver.
Kelce had three receptions on eight targets for 27 yards in Sunday's 22-9 win over the Broncos.
Hill had two receptions (five targets) for 22 yards in Sunday's 22-9 win over the Broncos.
Edwards-Helaire (illness) is listed as active Sunday against the Broncos, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.
Edwards-Helaire (illness), who is listed as questionable, is expected to play Sunday against the Broncos, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Edwards-Helaire is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Broncos after he missed Friday's practice due to an illness.
McKinnon (hamstring) was put on injured reserve Tuesday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.