Reid suspends cornerback Peters
Coach Andy Reid announced Wednesday that cornerback Marcus Peters will miss the Chiefs’ game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon due to his actions in the Chiefs’ 38-31 loss to the New York Jets last Sunday.
Peters’ suspension means he will not practice with the team this week, and will also lose a week’s pay.
“I’ve done a lot of thinking, and I’ve come to the conclusion I’m going to suspend him for this game,” Reid said. “He’ll be back the following week.”
Late in the fourth quarter of the Chiefs’ loss to the Jets, the Chiefs appeared to stop a two-point conversion that would have kept the Chiefs down just five points. But when fellow cornerback Steven Nelson was whistled for defensive holding, Peters — who was visibly frustrated throughout the course of the game — picked up the flag and chucked it into the stands, drawing another penalty.