UPDATE: The Kansas City Chiefs confirmed on Saturday that LB
Members of the Chiefs gathered together for a mid-game prayer. It was the second time in as many games that they had to do so.
Original Story: Linebacker Cameron Sheffield, a 2010 fifth-round pick out of Troy, was involved in a helmet-to-helmet hit with Eagles RB Mike Bell during a third quarter collision on Friday night. Sheffield was immobilized and carted off the field. Kansas City officials would later make an announcement in the press box, saying only that Sheffield had suffered a neck injury that evaluations were on-going.
Todd Haley spoke of Sheffield’s condition following the game.
“I just wanted to make sure that everyone’s thoughts and prayers out there are with Cameron,” Haley said. “We’ve had two of those situations in two weeks and, again, I know the guys are all praying for him and his family that everything turns out in a good way.
“Right now I don’t’ have any information that I feel real comfortable giving, because there are a lot of people out there that are family and friends of Cameron’s and I don’t want to say something that ends up being wrong,” Haley continued. “I just want to make sure that he and his family know that the Kansas City Chiefs are praying for him.”
Last week in Tampa Bay, CB