Chiefs training camp: Tyreek Hill, Mitchell Schwartz back at practice

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: Mitchell Schwartz
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: Mitchell Schwartz /

Mitchell Schwartz and Tyreek Hill returned to practice for the Chiefs in training camp after healing on a day off on Thursday.

The Kansas City Chiefs were missing a couple of the most important members of their offense from practice in training camp earlier this week. Fortunately after a well-deserved day off on Thursday, both right tackle Mitchell Schwartz and wide receiver Tyreek Hill were able to return on Friday.

The Chiefs saw Hill leave the field on a medical cart earlier this week after taking a hit from cornerback Bashaud Breeland and trainers immediately began to attend to his right leg. The official diagnosis was nothing serious.

Instead he’d suffered a quad contusion and simply needed time to rest. Fortunately he’s back today and ready to practice as his agent Drew Rosenhaus continues to work with the Chiefs front office on a long-term extension.

Schwartz also missed more than one practice earlier this week, a bit of an odd sight given that he’s the NFL’s reigning ironman—the league leader in consecutive snaps played.

While the team is a long way from Week 1, it’s an anomaly in general to see Schwartz listed among the injured. The team’s All-Pro right tackle was dealing with back pain, which is nothing to mess around with. The good news is that he’s back as well.

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The Chiefs will continue training camp on Friday in front of fans, but they’ll do so without a few others who are missing. Safety Jordan Lucas, running back Damien Williams and wideout Gehrig Dieter remain injured and will not fully participate in Friday’s practice, per Pete Sweeney.