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Chiefs in good health entering their Thursday night showdown against Broncos

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin was tackled in the first quarter by Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson (middle) and linebacker John Simon during Sunday’s game.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin was tackled in the first quarter by Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson (middle) and linebacker John Simon during Sunday’s game. deulitt@kcstar.com

The Chiefs are in good health entering their Thursday night showdown against the Broncos.

Fourteen players are listed on the team’s final injury report before the game, which was released Wednesday, and all are probable, which means it’s a virtual certainty they will play.

That includes four players who were listed as limited earlier in the week — outside linebacker Tamba Hali (neck), receiver Jeremy Maclin (back), safety Husain Abdullah (quad) and inside linebacker D.J. Alexander (hamstring) — and offensive tackles Jeff Allen (MCL sprain) and Eric Fisher (high ankle sprain), who have been dealing with their injuries for the better part of a month.

Other players listed on the Chiefs’ injury report include running back Charcandrick West (Achilles’), tight end Demetrius Harris (foot), tight end Travis Kelce (hip), inside linebacker Josh Mauga (Achilles’), nose tackle Dontari Poe (back), receiver De’Anthony Thomas (calf), receiver Albert Wilson (shoulder) and receiver Jason Avant (hip).

The Broncos, meanwhile, have three starters listed as questionable on the injury report in running back C.J. Anderson (ankle/toe), safety Darian Stewart (groin) and defensive end Malik Jackson (head). All were limited in Wednesday’s practice.

Four other starters — quarterback Peyton Manning (back), receiver Demaryius Thomas (hand), linebacker Brandon Marshall (foot) and safety David Bruton, Jr. (hip) were full participants Wednesday and are listed as probable.

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