Sunday’s game can’t arrive fast enough for Chiefs receivers

Adam Teicher, ESPN Staff WriterSep 15, 2023, 06:00 AM ET

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars can’t arrive fast enough for many of the Kansas City Chiefs’ wide receivers, Kadarius Toney in particular. Toney might have hopped the plane for Jacksonville moments after the final whistle last week, when the Chiefs lost to the Detroit Lions.

“I’m always just moving forward,” Toney said this week. “I’m thinking about the next weekend, how I can make plays in the upcoming week. I’m never dwelling on the past.”

That’s a good idea for Toney and some of the Chiefs’ other receivers after their play against the Lions. Toney was the worst offender, dropping several passes, one deflected to a Lions defender who returned the interception for a touchdown.

Toney wasn’t the only Chiefs receiver who had problems. Skyy Moore didn’t have a reception, despite getting his hands on the ball three times.

The Chiefs had seven wide receivers play against Detroit but they combined for just 10 catches and 135 yards. They are expecting a bounce-back game from all of them against the Jaguars, Toney and Moore included.

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