KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The boss is hopeful defender Kyle Long could return at the start of the regular season after he suffered a leg injury on Wednesday. A source told ESPN.
Long was signed by the Chiefs during the offseason after he retired after a year. He wrote about the injury Thursday on his Twitter account.
“I did everything I could to get back into playing football,” Long said. “No regrets … focus on controlling what I can control. Yesterday was not one of those things!”
I did everything I could to prepare for my return to football. Zero regret I’m getting better every day and enjoying my new team. Focus on controlling what I can control. Yesterday was not one of those things! Thank you for the best wishes
— Kyle (@Ky1eLong) June 10, 2021
Long, 32, works as the main guard in offseason training. other applicants The starters were Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and rookie Trey Smith.
The Chicago Bears, ranked 20th overall in 2013, have missed just one game in his first three seasons. in which he was selected to play three consecutive Pro Bowls. but has only made 30 appearances in the regular season over the past four years with the team because of various injuries He announced his retirement in January last year.
The NFL Network first reported that Long suffered a leg injury.