Kansas City Chiefs S Justin Reid profitable in PAT kick try vs. Chicago Bears

Justin Reid will undoubtedly wish to hold his day job as a beginning security for the Kansas City Chiefs, however he confirmed in Saturday’s preseason recreation towards the Chicago Bears that he may have the ability to assist his group in an emergency in a distinct position.

Reid kicked a point-after-touchdown late within the first half and put the kick proper down the center.

Reid practiced shorter kicks throughout pregame warmups and mentioned on the Chiefs’ tv broadcast that his coaches instructed him if he seemed good doing it, they could use him within the recreation.

“Pregame went pretty well, and I got the opportunity and it went down the middle,” he mentioned. “That was awesome.”

Reid kicked off throughout a 2021 preseason recreation whereas enjoying for the Houston Texans. He made a 65-yard subject purpose try throughout a coaching camp follow for the Chiefs this summer season.

He additionally missed a subject purpose strive badly at camp, main particular groups coordinator Dave Toub to joke that the Chiefs have been nonetheless searching for their backup to common kicker Harrison Butker.

However after making the kick towards the Bears, Reid mentioned, “That backup kicking place is locked up.”

The Chiefs misplaced to the Bears 19-14.