Posted January 03, 2014

Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher ruled out of Wild Card game vs. Colts

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Eric Fisher is one of seven Kansas City Chiefs listed on the team's injury report. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Eric Fisher is one of seven Kansas City Chiefs players listed on the team’s injury report this week. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Kansas City Chiefs rookie offensive tackle Eric Fisher was ruled out for Saturday’s Wild Card game against the Indianapolis Colts with a groin injury, the team announced.

Fisher hurt the groin on Tuesday and did not practice the rest of the week.

Donald Stephenson will get the start at right tackle in place of Fisher. Stephenson does have experience, having started seven games during the regular season.

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Fisher was the No. 1 overall selection by the Chiefs in April’s NFL draft. Fisher played in 14 games this season, starting 13 contests.

Fisher has struggled this season, ranking 70th out of 76 qualifying offensive tackles by Pro Football Focus.


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