Hali (knee) will not play in Saturday's preseason matchup with the Bears, Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star reports.
Hali was just removed from the Chiefs' PUP list on Monday, so he only has a few practices under his belt. Coach Andy Reid indicated earlier in the week that he wasn't going to push Hali back into action prematurely, so it appears the team will take a cautious approach with their 32-year-old linebacker. He's been ruled out of Saturday's game and isn't a guarantee to play in the Chiefs' preseason finale on Sept. 1 versus the Packers.
When asked if
Hali was taken off the PUP list Monday as he finally is healthy enough to take the field after undergoing offseason knee surgery. There is no reason for the
Hali will only return to action on a limited basis, but that's a good sign after missing Kansas City's preparations to date following offseason knee surgery. Although it's unlikely Hali will be involved in either of the Chiefs' remaining two preseason tilts, he stands a decent chance of being ready for Week 1, which has been his target all along. At 32 years old, Hali has registered at least 6.0 sacks in all but one of his 10 previous seasons in the league.
Hali (knee) could return to practice as a limited participant this week, ESPN reports.
Hali missed the Chiefs' entire offseason program as well as training camp after undergoing offseason knee surgery. The end-goal has always been for the veteran to be healthy for the start of the regular season, and the team is being patient with his level of participation in order to do exactly that. As it stands, Hali remains on track to play in the Chiefs' Week 1 clash with the Chargers.
While an imminent return doesn't appear likely, Hali continues to progress in his recovery from an undisclosed injury and should be available for the
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