Chiefs LB Willie Gay said mental health is a struggle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -Chiefs second-year linebacker Willie Gay Jr. posted on social media. that he was struggling with his mental health.

‘I love you all,’ Gay tweeted, adding, ‘just knowing that my mental health is already on the rise.’

Gay did not offer details in the tweet, which was posted immediately after Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Gay had been excused from training for ‘personal reasons. “

Gay, 23, returned to training just this week from the injured reserve.

Reid said, ‘We’ll get him out there and see what he can do. He looks like he’s running around pretty nicely. We’ll see when it comes to the football side here. ‘

The gay hit his finger and landed on the IR list in early September, and the Chiefs now have a 21 -day window to revive him.

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