Week 15: Thursday injury report

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs had good news Thursday with running back Jamaal Charles and tight end Anthony Fasano returning to practice.

Charles (knee, ankle) and Fasano (knee) are officially listed as limited after not practicing Wednesday. Both appear on track to play Sunday against the Oakland Raiders barring a setback.

Linebacker Joe Mays (knee) rounds out the group of the players putting in a limited practice Thursday. Mays was also limited Wednesday.

Defensive end Allen Bailey (concussion), rookie cornerback Phillip Gaines (concussion) and linebacker Tamba Hali (knee) did not practice Thursday. Bailey and Hali have missed two straight days, while Gaines sat out after sustaining a concussion during Wednesday afternoon’s practice.

Meanwhile, wide receiver Donnie Avery (groin) put in a full practice after being limited Wednesday.

The seventh-year pro joins free safety Husain Abdullah (foot), wide receiver Junior Hemingway (concussion), linebacker James-Michael Johnson (back, knee), cornerback Chris Owens (knee) and cornerback Sean Smith (groin) as full participants.

Hemingway, who missed the past two games, practiced fully for a second straight day and should be available Sunday.

The Raiders list safety Larry Asante (shoulder, quadriceps) and defensive tackle Pat Sims as not practicing. Both players were limited Wednesday.

Oakland also added linebacker Sio Moore to the injury report with hip injury. Moore was limited during Thursday’s practice.

Thursday’s official NFL Injury Report as released by the Chiefs:

OAKLAND RAIDERS

Practice report

Did not participate in practice

Wednesday: CB Tarell Brown (foot, ankle), TE Brian Leonhardt (concussion), WR Denarius Moore (knee, ankle), T Menelik Watson (foot, ankle)
Thursday: S Larry Asante (shoulder, quadricep), CB Tarell Brown (foot, ankle), TE Brian Leonhardt (concussion), WR Denarius Moore (knee, ankle), DT Pat Sims (shoulder), T Menelik Watson (foot, ankle)

Limited participation

Wednesday: S Larry Asante (shoulder, quad), CB Chimdi Chekwa (shoulder), WR Andre Holmes (shoulder), DT Pat Sims (shoulder)
Thursday: CB Chimdi Chekwa (shoulder), WR Andre Holmes (shoulder), LB Sio Moore (hip)

Full participation:

Wednesday: CB Neiko Thorpe (hand)
Thursday: CB Neiko Thorpe (hand)

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Practice report

Did not participate in practice

Wednesday: DE Allen Bailey (concussion), RB Jamaal Charles (ankle, knee), TE Anthony Fasano (knee), LB Tamba Hali (knee)
Thursday: DE Allen Bailey (concussion), CB Phillip Gaines (concussion), LB Tamba Hali (knee)

Limited participation

Wednesday: WR Donnie Avery (groin), CB Phillip Gaines (concussion), LB Joe Mays (groin)
Thursday: RB Jamaal Charles (knee, ankle), TE Anthony Fasano (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee)

Full participation

Wednesday: S Husain Abdullah (foot), WR Junior Hemingway (concussion), LB James-Michael Johnson (back, knee), CB Chris Owens (knee), CB Sean Smith (groin)
Thursday: S Husain Abdullah (foot), WR Donnie Avery (groin), WR Junior Hemingway (concussion), LB James-Michael Johnson (back, knee), CB Christopher Owens (knee), CB Sean Smith (groin)