One of the Chiefs’ offensive weapons is out for the remainder of Kansas City’s “Sunday Night Football” affair with the Bills.
The team ruled running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire out with a left knee injury he suffered in the third quarter.
Edwards-Helaire was helped off the field by teammates, but then he walked to the locker room and X-ray room, according to the NBC broadcast.
He was held in check before leaving the game; 13 yards on seven carries.
Edward-Helaire, the 32nd overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft, had 803 yards and four touchdowns in 13 games as a rookie. So far this season, the Baton Rouge native has 65 carries for 304 yards, (4.67 yards a carry), but he has not yet had a run of 20 or more yards.
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