KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wide receiver Josh Gordon, who the Chiefs signed to the practice squad last week after he was reinstated by the NFL, has been added to the 53-man active roster.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news early Tuesday afternoon and the Chiefs confirmed it later in the afternoon.
Chiefs promoted WR Josh Gordon to their 53-man roster, per source. Gordon now on track to make his Chiefs’ debut Sunday night vs. Bills.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 5, 2021
To make room for Gordon, Kansas City placed rookie defensive end Joshua Kaindoh on injured reserve.
The move opens the door for Gordon to play Sunday when the Chiefs' host the Buffalo Bills at 7 p.m. Sunday on GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in a rematch of last season's AFC Championship Game. The game will be televised on KSHB 41 News.
Coach Andy Reid said Monday that Gordon's availabilitty Sunday would depend on how quickly he acclimates the Chiefs.
“It’s a comfort thing with the offense," Reid said. “I don’t want to put him in a bad situation.”