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Chiefs player suffers medical emergency that forces team to cancel all activities on Thursday, per report

The Kansas City Chiefs were forced to postpone practice on Thursday after a medical emergency that occurred at the facility, the team announced.ย 

The team didn’t offer very many details on the situation, but according to The Athletic, an unidentified player had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance after suffering a medical emergency.

According to The Athletic, the emergency involved a “backup” player on the roster. Although it’s not yet clear what happened, the Chiefs’ medical staff responded to the situation almost immediately and the player is now in stable condition at the hospital.ย 

The Chiefs were set to hold their final offseason training activity (OTA) of the week after practicing on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Due to the situation, the Chiefs canceled all team activities scheduled for Thursday and they postponed a Thursday media session until Friday.ย 

The Chiefs will be back on the field for next week for their mandatory minicamp, which runs June 11-13. After minicamp, the team will be off until training camp starts in late July.ย 

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Author: John Breech
June 6, 2024 | 12:01 pm

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