Chiefs' Toney says he's not hurt despite being ruled out of AFC title game
Receiver Kadarius Toney claims he isn't dealing with an injury despite the Kansas City Chiefs ruling him out of Sunday's AFC Championship Game with a hip ailment.
In an expletive-laden rant Sunday on Instagram Live, Toney suggested the Chiefs lied about why they've kept him inactive.
"Man, that shit cap. I'm not hurt," said Toney, according to Gregg Giannotti of WFAN Sports Radio. "None of that shit. ... It goes from hip to ankle to this to that."
The wideout is set to miss his sixth game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.
Along with the hip injury, the Chiefs listed Toney as out for personal reasons Saturday due to the birth of his first child, according to NFL Network's James Palmer.
Outside of scoring twice in the Chiefs' Super Bowl win last season, Toney has struggled to establish himself with the AFC West club after being acquired from the New York Giants midway through the 2022 campaign.
Toney has 27 catches for 169 yards and one touchdown in 13 appearances this season and has dealt with drop issues.
The 25-year-old faced heavy criticism for lining up offside before scoring a potentially game-winning touchdown on a lateral from tight end Travis Kelce in a loss to the Buffalo Bills in early December.
Toney had an injury-plagued rookie season with the Giants in 2021, dealing with ankle, hamstring, quad, oblique, thumb, and shoulder issues.