The injury to running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire did not look good, but the initial news is.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said after the game that X-rays on Edwards-Helaire’s leg and hip were negative. The rookie will undergo further evaluation Monday.
“He got twisted up into the splits,” Reid said, via Matt McMullen of the team website.
Edwards-Helaire’s left leg got trapped underneath him and bent awkwardly in the pile at the end of a 4-yard run with 5:15 remaining.
The first-round draft choice finished his return to Louisiana with 14 carries for 79 yards and one catch for 4 yards. He entered the game with 202 touches for 1,017 yards from scrimmage and five touchdowns.