The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they had placed defensive lineman Jaye Howard on Injured Reserve on Thursday afternoon.
Howard has missed the last three weeks of action with a hip injury.
Howard has 23 combined tackles (18 solo) in eight games this season with 1.0 sack.
Howard joined the Chiefs in 2013 after being claimed off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. The fifth-year defensive lineman has tallied 122 combined tackles (83 solo) with 7.5 sacks in his four seasons in Kansas City.