The Chiefs also activated linebacker Justin March-Lillard from injured reserve and waived defensive lineman David King on Friday, though Chiefs coach
Running back Spencer Ware is listed as questionable for the game with bruised ribs.
Houston, who was also inactive for last week's win over Denver — which clinched a postseason spot, had surgery to repair the ACL in his knee in February, after the team struggled to determine the extent of the injury late last season. He didn't make his season debut until Nov. 20 against Tampa Bay and had three sacks the following week in Denver, with a fourth sack the next week in Atlanta.
But the star linebacker was held in check by Oakland and virtually disappeared a couple weeks ago against Tennessee, the first obvious sign that Houston's knee was bothering him.
"I think we just take it day-by-day and we just see," Reid said earlier this week. "I know how these things work. I've been there and I know it. I think it's just a matter of calming it down a bit. I think if we just take it day-by-day we'll be good to go."
The Chiefs can win the
"It's good to be a part of an organization that recognizes a player's talent and being able to be compensated for what you do on the field is always a good thing," Bennett said following practice on Friday.
Bennett's agent, Doug Hendrickson, told the Associated Press that discussions about the extension started six months ago and finally reached their conclusion just before the end of the regular season. Bennett's deal begins with the 2018 season and is worth up to $31.5 million, including $16 million in the first year of the new contract.
Two members of the Kansas City Chiefs were docked a total of $30,385 for their actions in their victory over the Denver Broncos last week. Defensive tackle
After the Chiefs' 33-10 win that eliminated the defending champs from the playoff chase, the affable Jones said in the locker room: "My mom be on Twitter and someone said, 'Dumb-dumb Chris Jones got his first fine.' I thought that was kind of funny. People are crazy." And Jones is $18,231 poorer for the illegal hit.
Adrian Peterson is listed as out for the season finale against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, leaving open the possibility the star running back has played his final game for the