Week 6: Thursday injury report

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Oct. 15, 2015; Kansas City, MO; Chiefs defensive linemen go through position drills at the team's training facility. (Credit: Teope)

Oct. 15, 2015; Kansas City, MO; Chiefs defensive linemen go through position drills at the team’s training facility. (Credit: Teope)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A trio of defensive players headline the Chiefs’ Thursday injury report as not practicing.

Outside linebacker Tamba Hali missed the workout with a knee injury after practicing Wednesday.

Also not participating in practice are inside linebacker Josh Mauga (groin, Achilles) and Dontari Poe (ankle), both of whom missed practice for a second straight day.

Mauga, who did not play in Week 5 after suffering a groin injury in Week 4, was present on the field, but stood off to the side observing the workout during the portion open to the media.

Poe, who is dealing with a high-ankle sprain, was not on the field.

The Chiefs added tight end Brian Parker to the injury report with a finger injury, but he is listed as a full participant.

Cornerback Jamell Fleming (elbow), tight end Travis Kelce (groin, neck) and tight end James O’Shaughnessy (hand) put in a second straight day of full practice.

The Minnesota Vikings added tight end Rhett Ellison to Thursday’s report. Ellison put in a limited practice with a knee injury.

Starting wide receiver Mike Wallace (knee) practiced in a limited fashion after not practicing Wednesday.

Thursday’s injury report as released by the Chiefs:

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Practice report

Did not participate in practice:

Wednesday: LB Josh Mauga (groin, Achilles), DT Dontari Poe (ankle)
Thursday: LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB Josh Mauga (groin, Achilles), DT Dontari Poe (ankle)

Full participation:

Wednesday: CB Jamell Fleming (elbow), TE Travis Kelce (groin, neck), TE James O’Shaughnessy (hand)
Thursday: CB Jamell Fleming (elbow), TE Travis Kelce (groin, neck), TE James O’Shaughnessy (hand), TE Brian Parker (finger)

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Did not participate in practice:

Wednesday: DE Justin Trattou (foot), WR Mike Wallace (knee)
Thursday: DE Justin Trattou (foot)

Limited participation:

Wednesday: WR Charles Johnson (rib), S Andrew Sendejo (knee)
Thursday: TE Rhett Ellison (knee), WR Charles Johnson (rib), S Andrew Sendejo (knee), WR Mike Wallace (knee)

Full participation:

Wednesday: CB Jabari Price (shoulder), WR Jarius Wright (shoulder)
Thursday: CB Jabari Price (shoulder), WR Jarius Wright (shoulder)

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Herbie Teope is the lead Chiefs beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com and The Topeka Capital-Journal. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @HerbieTeope.

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