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NFL: Reports: Chiefs G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif breaks hand

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Kansas City Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif broke his hand during a practice last week, according to multiple reports.

Duvernay-Tardif is expected to be sidelined about four weeks.

The timeline gives Duvernay-Tardif a chance at being available for the team’s regular-season opener on Sept. 12 against the Cleveland Browns.

Duvernay-Tardif has been working as the second-team right guard in training camp behind rookie Trey Smith.

The 30-year-old Canadian has started 57 of 60 games played during five seasons with the Chiefs.

He opted out of the 2020 season and spent time working at a nursing home helping COVID-19 patients in Montreal, where he grew up. Last month, ESPN named him Sports Humanitarian of the Year at their ESPY awards show.

Duvernay-Tardif has started six postseason games for Kansas City, including all three as the club claimed the 2019 title, beating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl.

–Field Level Media

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