Chiefs S Justin Reid replaces K Harrison Butker after apparent ankle injury

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The Kansas City Chiefs have a significant injury that they’re dealing with in the Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

After the team’s opening scoring drive, Harrison Butker slipped on the kickoff and rolled his ankle. He got up limping after the play and headed to the sideline with the training staff.

After a little time, his ankle swole up and he was carted to the locker room. As a result, Justin Reid is now working as the team’s emergency kicker, he nailed an extra point in the preseason against the Bears.

Reid is already one-for-one on extra points in this game against the Cardinals. He also booted a kick out of the back of the endzone with a touchback.

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Story originally appeared on Chiefs Wire