Two-time Tremendous Bowl champion Joe Thuney isn’t about to let Patrick Mahomes down.
The Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman was listed as questionable due to a hand damage earlier than the staff’s recreation in opposition to the Washington Soccer Staff. The NFL Network reported Thuney performed in final week’s recreation in opposition to the Buffalo Payments with a damaged hand and deliberate to take action for Week 6.
In keeping with the report, the Chiefs plan to wrap Thuney’s hand correctly so he can get via the sport and he was described as being “as powerful as nails.”
Chiefs coach Andy Reid was requested Friday concerning the guard’s availability for the sport in opposition to Washington.
“I haven’t talked to him, however he practiced right this moment, and it appeared like he did a great job. Once more, I haven’t talked to him on this, however he appeared fairly good right this moment,” Reid mentioned.
Chiefs offensive line coach Andy Heck gave some perception Thursday about speaking with Thuney after he broke his hand.
“There wasn’t loads of dialog about it. I used to be made conscious and that he’d be getting X-rays at halftime and we’d see if he may go. I requested him, ‘How are you doing?’ and he mentioned, ‘I’ll be good, I’ll give it a go.’ I mentioned, ‘Nice, we’ll regulate you,’ and that was that. So, he did a very nice job pushing via that, I’m certain it was very painful, and performed nicely,” Heck mentioned.
Thuney began his profession with the New England Patriots and joined the Chiefs earlier than the beginning of the 2021 season.
He’s performed in each single attainable regular-season recreation since getting into the league in 2016.