November 28, 2013 12:06 PM

Linebacker Zombo is prepared to replace Houston in Chiefs’ defense

Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston was not at practice Thursday during the portion in which reporters are present, another sign that he will not play Sunday against Denver. But his replacement, Frank Zombo, is one of two players on the Chiefs’ roster to have started in a Super Bowl, so he doesn’t expect to wilt in the glare of replacing the Chiefs’ sack leader.

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