Impresses at training camp
Pacheco, who Nate Taylor of The Athletic calls the "most surprising star of camp," logged just two carries in Kansas City's preseason opener but could see more opportunities Saturday against Washington.
Heading into training camp, there was speculation that Ronald Jones potentially could overtake Clyde Edwards-Helaire for the Chiefs' starting RB role, but at this stage Taylor suggests that Jones may no longer be a roster lock. Meanwhile, Pacheco's stock seems to be on the rise, and if the 2022 seventh-rounder continues to impress, he could carve out an early-season role in a backfield that also includes Edwards-Helaire and Jerick McKinnon.
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Valdes-Scantling (abdomen), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's prime-time matchup against the Buccaneers, is expected to play, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.
Wright was elevated to the active roster Saturday and will kick for the Chiefs on Sunday with Harrison Butker (ankle) sidelined.
Butker (ankle) has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.
Valdes-Scantling (abdomen) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers after returning to a limited practice Friday.
Hardman (heel) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.
Butker (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.
Valdes-Scantling (abdomen) returned to practice Friday, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.
Hardman (heel) returned to a limited practice Thursday.
Valdes-Scantling (abdomen) worked off to the side at Thursday's practice and is set to go down as a non-participant on the Chiefs' second injury report of Week 4, Herbie Teope of The Kansas City Star reports.
Butker (ankle) won't practice Thursday, and special teams coordinator Dave Toub suggested the kicker's status for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers could "come down right to the end" of the week, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.