Injuries continue to impact the NFL playoffs.
The four teams playing in Sunday’s conference championships will be near full strength, but multiple players will be forced to wear street clothes as their teams fight to play in Super Bowl LV. The most notable injury worth monitoring is the turf toe Patrick Mahomes reportedly is dealing with, but it is not the only potentially impactful ailment.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire reportedly will play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, but teammate Le’Veon Bell will not, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Helaire missed last week’s action with ankle and hip injuries. The status of receiver Sammy Watkins was less clear Sunday morning.
As for the NFC Championship Game, Buccaneers wideout Antonio Brown will be inactive when Tampa Bay visits the Green Bay Packers, as will safety Antoine Winfield Jr.
Here’s everything you need to know:
The Buccaneers and Packers will kick off championship weekend at 3:05 p.m. ET.
The Bills and Chiefs will begin the nightcap at 6:40 p.m.