Jul 27, 2022; St. Joseph, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) signs autographs for fans after training camp at Missouri Western State University. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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The Kansas City Chiefs will likely see Mecole Hardman back in action sooner than later with a report that his groin injury isn’t serious.
On Wednesday, the Kansas City Chiefs saw a number of players leave practice due to injury concerns on the most frustrating day health-wise of training camp at St. Joseph. Wide receiver Mecole Hardman was among the players who left the field and took a cart to get further help on what was termed a groin injury. The good news is that a new report says it’s not serious.
According to NFL reporter Jordan Schultz, a source told him that Hardman’s groin strain is “doing okay.”
Hardman is the single most senior wideout in the room these days, at least in terms of years with the franchise, after watching others like Byron Pringle, Tyreek Hill, and Demarcus Robinson leave via trade or free agency this past spring. Hardman is himself in the final year of his rookie contract, which means he’s potentially due for a nice raise once he hits the open market next year. He’s also going to be out from under the shadow of Hill, so it will be interesting to see what…