Joseph Demarius: Jody Fortson Jr. is an American football tight end for the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs.
After transferring from Erie Community College, Jody Fortson played college football for Valdosta State University and was signed by the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2019.
Jody Fortson was a member of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl LIV victory practice squad, earning him a Super Bowl ring.
Jody Fortson Injury Update: How is Jody Fortson doing?
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on October 21, 2021 that tight end Jody Fortson had been injured in the second half of the game versus Washington.
The injury was a torn Achilles tendon, and Andy Reid, the head coach, announced that the healing process had begun.
Jody Fortson had surgery to fix the Achilles tendon issue a few days later, according to coach Andy Reid.
Jody Fortson’s injury forced him to miss the remainder of the season, although he is expected to return in 2022.