Coach Andy Reed revealed Thursday that Long’s injury was to his knee and that the president was still assessing the injury, but they didn’t think he had suffered ligament damage.
“There’s a chance he will have surgery, but we’ll see,” Reid said.
it was long Signed by chiefs abroad After he completed his retirement a year later. He wrote about the injury on his Twitter account Thursday.
“I did everything I could to get back into football,” Long said. “No regrets. … Focus on controlling the things I can control. Yesterday was not one of those things!”
I did everything I could to get ready to go back to playing football. Zero regrets. I’m getting better every day and I’m having a lot of fun with my new team. Focus on controlling the things I can control. Yesterday was not one of those things! Thanks for the good wishes.
– Kyle (@Ky1eLong) June 10, 2021
coined 20 generic by Chicago Bears In 2013, Long only missed one game during his first three seasons, being selected to three consecutive Pro Bowls. He appeared in only 30 regular season games during his last four years with the team due to a variety of injuries. He announced his retirement in January of last year.