A third right cornerback in as many games started for the Chiefs on Saturday.
Philip Gaines, who had missed the first two games as he recovers from last season’s knee injury that required surgery, started and played the first defensive series.
He left the game after that and didn’t return, which was the plan, according to Chiefs coach Andy Reid.
“He didn’t have a setback,” Reid said. “We were keeping it somewhere between eight and 10 plays. He was somewhere in that area. That was good. I thought it was important for him to get back in to make sure he was confident.”
The Chiefs started Steven Nelson on the right side in the opening game and rookie D.J. White last week. In Saturday’s 23-7 victory over the Bears, the Chiefs opened in a nickel package with Nelson, Gaines and Peters at cornerback and Ron Parker and Daniel Sorensen at safety.