Kansas City Chiefs suspend Marcus Peters for game against Raiders


The Kansas City Chiefs will be without cornerback Marcus Peters when they host the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon.

According to multiple sources, the Chiefs have suspended Peters for one game because of his actions during the team’s 38-31 loss to the New York Jets in Week 13.

Chiefs are suspending CB Marcus Peters for Sunday’s game against the Raiders.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 6, 2017

#Chiefs coach Andy Reid says he is suspending CB Marcus Peters for 1 game. He is out against the #Raiders.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 6, 2017

The #Chiefs are suspending CB Marcus Peters without pay, in part, because of leaving the field of play while the game was on, sources say.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 6, 2017

Peters let his emotions and his frustrations get the best of him against the Jets on Sunday. After a drive that was extended by multiple penalties on Kansas City’s secondary, the two-time All-Pro did the unthinkable and grabbed an official’s yellow penalty flag and threw it several rows up into the crowd.

Marcus Peters tossed the officials flag in the crowd pic.twitter.com/6n8zE1AfUD

— uSTADIUM (@uSTADIUM) December 3, 2017

Marcus Peters brings joy to the kids. pic.twitter.com/p8tuwD4VWl

— Mike Welch (@RealMikeWelch) December 3, 2017

Peters was then flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, and decided to head to Kansas City’s locker room despite the fact that he had not been ejected from the game. He returned to the field moments later (without socks), just in time to see the Chiefs’ offense unsuccessfully attempt to tie the game in the final two minutes.

Peters will forfeit one game check, which comes out to $76,840, as part of his suspension.

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