Chiefs’ Justin Reid nails extra point, booms kickoff
Andy Reid knew what he was doing when he let defensive again Justin Reid kick an additional level throughout a preseason sport.
It took only one quarter of the common season for the unorthodox emergency kicker setup to pay dividends.
After kicker Harrison Butker was carted off the sphere with an ankle harm, Reid was pressured to take an additional level towards the Cardinals on Sunday. Not solely did he nail it, however he boomed the following kickoff out of the again of the tip zone.
Butker is questionable to return, however the Chiefs could not must rush him again.
Reid later missed an additional level after the Chiefs’ third rating of the sport.
Throughout coaching camp, a video made the rounds of Reid hitting a 65-yard discipline objective in follow, and instructed reporters he was comfy kicking from round 45 yards in an actual sport.
It seems to be now like he could get the prospect to attempt — and no less than to this point, it seems to be like that wasn’t simply discuss.