Jovan Belcher

Chiefs player joins family after father's shooting death

The Kansas City Chiefs are rallying around long snapper James Winchester, whose father Michael was killed by a former Southwest Airlines employee outside an Oklahoma City airport.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that Winchester, who like his father played college football at Oklahoma, had returned to the state to be with his family. Reid was not certain whether the younger Winchester would be back for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

"Tragic incident. Sick, to be honest with you," Reid said Wednesday morning, one day after the shooting took place. "He's where he needs to be, and when he comes back, he comes back. But right now is his time to be with his family....

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