The Chiefs put wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on injured reserve Saturday night, ending his season and potentially his up-and-down career in Kansas City.
The Chiefs' leading receiver already had been ruled out of Sunday's game at Oakland after hurting his ribs while delivering a block in last weekend's game at Cleveland. Bowe underwent a series of MRI exams and other tests this week to determine the extent of the injury.
''Well, one of the things that Bowe presents is he presents some dependability to our offense, playmaking ability,'' Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said earlier this week.
''We all kind of depend on him a little bit,'' Crennel said. ''So now with him being out, what we're going have to do is, we're going to have to rely on those other guys to step up and be able to make some plays for us so that we can generate some offense.''
Bowe has 59 catches for 801 yards and three of the Chiefs' eight TD grabs this season.
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