Chiefs’ S Ron Parker questionable vs. Eagles; DT Bennie Logan will play

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs safety Ron Parker enters Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles as questionable for the second-straight week with an ankle injury.

Parker played all 81 defensive snaps against New England with the same injury designation. The injury takes on new light, however, given the safety Eric Berry’s season-ending Achilles rupture. Starting right cornerback Steven Nelson also remains on injured reserve.

Head coach Andy Reid did not seem concerned about Parker’s injury, however, during his post-practice press conference.

Kansas City Chiefs safety Ron Parker (left) and linebacker Derrick Johnson (right) combine for a tackle during the team’s season opener against the New England Patriots on Sept. 7, 2017. (Photo courtesy Chiefs PR, Chiefs.com)

“There’s really no injuries to mention,” Reid said. “Everyone practiced today, had a good day.”

The club also listed backup inside linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis as questionable with an illness. His potential absence poses a bigger issue for special teams, where he played 32 snaps last week against the Patriots.

Defensive tackle Bennie Logan, who missed practice time with a knee contusion this week, carries no injury designation. The team expects Logan to start Sunday against the Eagles.

Left guard Parker Ehinger (knee) and linebacker Reggie Ragland (knee) are both listed as doubtful. It remains unlikely either is active Sunday.

The Eagles will play without starting cornerback Ronald Darby, who suffered a dislocated ankle in week one. Backup defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao (wrist) also will not play.

The team’s other starting cornerback, Jalen Mills, expects to start despite a thumb injury. Starting left tackle Jason Peters (groin) also appears on the team’s injury report but practiced in full all week and carries no designation.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

OUT: CB Ronald Darby, DT Destiny Vaeao and RB Donnel Pumphrey (Injured Reserve)
DOUBTFUL:
 None
QUESTIONABLE:
S Corey Graham 

Practice report

Did not participate in practice: CB Ronald Darby (ankle) and DT Destiny Vaeao (wrist)
Limited participation: None
Full participation: LB Najee Goode (forearm), DE Brandon Graham (triceps), S Corey Graham (hamstring), CB Jalen Mills (thumb) and T Jason Peters (groin)

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

OUT: None
DOUBTFUL:
LG Parker Ehinger and LB Reggie Ragland
QUESTIONABLE:
S Ron Parker and LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

Practice report

Did not participate in practice: None
Limited participation: LG Parker Ehinger (knee), S Ron Parker (ankle), LB Reggie Ragland (knee) and LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (knee
Full participation: DT Bennie Logan (knee)

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Matt Derrick is the lead beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @MattDerrick.

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