Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins (hamstring) is out for Thursday night's game against the Broncos. He returned to limited practices this week, so a return for next Sunday night's game vs. the Packers seems realistic. With Watkins out last week, the pass routes run for Kansas City's WRs went like this: Demarcus Robinson 37, Byron Pringle 29, Mecole Hardman 25, Tyreek Hill 22. Hill should be closer to a full-go in his 2nd game back from that clavicle injury. His increased playing time figures to come at the expense of Pringle and/or Hardman.

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Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins (calf) has been ruled out for Sunday's game vs. the Browns. That leaves Demarcus Robinson and Mecole Hardman as Kansas City's #2 and #3 WRs. In the 5 games Watkins missed this season, Robinson ran a route on 83% of pass plays and totaled 23 targets to Hardman's 51% route rate and 17 targets.

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins (calf) remained sidelined on Thursday and is now looking unlikely to play vs. the Browns on Sunday. His absence will leave Demarcus Robinson, Mecole Hardman and Byron Pringle as Kansas City's #2 through #4 WRs. We just updated our projections for the Chiefs passing game.

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins (calf) did not practice on Wednesday. Not a good start for his chances of playing in Sunday's Divisional Round game vs. the Browns. Watkins' absence would leave Demarcus Robinson and Mecole Hardman as Kansas City's #2 and #3 WRs.

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins suffered a calf injury in Sunday's win over the Falcons, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The injury isn't believed to be serious, but Watkins is unlikely to play in this weekend's meaningless regular-season finale. He'll then get a bye week before the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Mecole Hardman, Demarcus Robinson and Byron Pringle will be Kansas City's top 3 WRs this weekend.

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins (hamstring, calf) put in a full week of practice and isn't listed on the final injury report. He carries plenty of risk in his 1st action since Week 5 but averaged 6.8 targets, 4.8 catches and 49.5 yards across 4 games to open the season. He's an upside WR4 vs. the Bucs on Sunday.

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