LT Eric Fisher among actives for Monday showdown against Washington

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Chiefs starting left tackle Eric Fisher plays to play against Washington despite sitting out practice the entire week heading into Monday’s showdown at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith lines up to receive a snap with left tackle Eric Fisher on the offensive line during the team’s 27-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sept. 17, 2017. (Photo by Justin Olson, ChiefsDigest.com)

The team held Fisher out of all three practices last week heading into this game. Head coach Andy Reid indicated after Saturday’s practice that the back spasms keep Fisher on the sideline showed signs of easing.

The team will be without starting linebacker Dee Ford and center Mitch Morse. Both players were ruled out Saturday. Linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis who was listed as questionable with a groin injury, is among the team’s inactives.

Left guard Parker Ehinger is also among the inactives. Reid said Saturday the second-year lineman continues improving in his return from a torn ACL but did believe him ready to return yet.

Washington has no injuries keeping starter among the team’s inactives. The team listed team listed five players questionable heading into Monday night’s game but all are active, including safety D.J. Swearinger who did not practice Saturday.

KANSAS CITY INACTIVES

LB Dee Ford, C Mitch Morse, QB Tyler Bray, CB D.J. White, LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, LG Parker Ehinger and WR Jehu Chesson.

WASHINGTON INACTIVES:

RB Mack Brown, C Joshua Holsey, LB Josh Harvey-Clemons, G Tyler Catalina, DL Anthony Lanier II, T Ty Nseke and WR Brian Quick.

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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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