Former Iowa WR elevated by Kansas City Chiefs for Week 18
One former Hawkeye will be active with the Kansas City Chiefs offense for Saturday. Kansas City announced wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette will be active and is elevated from the practice squad for the game against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Smith-Marsette started the 2022 NFL season as a part of the Chicago Bears organization. He was last active in a game for the Chiefs during Week 14 when he appeared on 3 offensive snaps.
We have signed K Matthew Wright to the Practice Squad.
We have activated Practice Squad players WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette and K Matthew Wright via Standard Elevation.
We terminated the Practice Squad contract of LB Justin Hilliard. pic.twitter.com/flojgaJvpZ
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) January 6, 2023
Kansas City is dealing with a number of injuries in the receiving room for the regular-season finale. Skyy Moore has already been ruled out for the game and fellow receiver Mecole Hardman is listed as questionable for the matchup.
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With so many question marks, Smith-Marsette could find his way onto the field for some key moments in Week 18.