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RUMOR: Former Chargers head physician says Lakers star LeBron James could be out 6-8 weeks if injury is tendon tear

David L. Chao, a former NFL head team doctor for over 17 years, says Los Angeles Lakers superstar small forward LeBron James could be out for another six-to-eight weeks if he has a tendon tear in his left groin. James’ agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, told Sam Amick of The Athletic that it’s a […] The post RUMOR: Former Chargers head physician says Lakers star LeBron James could be out 6-8 weeks if injury is tendon tear appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pats Pulpit

New England Patriots links 1/17/19 - Belichick: Hardest thing about playing at Arrowhead is the Chiefs

Daily news and links for Thursday TEAM TALK Patriots-Chiefs Wednesday Injury Report. Press Conference transcripts: Bill Belichick - Tom Brady, David Andrews, Devin McCourty, James White; More. Angelique Fiske highlights James Harrison’s Q&A with the “Undisputed” crew, discussing his time with the Patriots and how he was impressed with Tom as a leader and a teammate. Mic’d Up: Best of Chargers-Patriots. (4.40 min. video) Patriots Right Now: Arctic Blast, friend or foe? (16.07 min.video) Coffee with the Coach: Preparing for the Chiefs. (3.44 min. video) LOCAL LINKS Matt...

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Colts’ Andrew Luck will replace Chargers’ Philip Rivers in NFL Pro Bowl

The postseason took quite a toll on Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. As a result, it appears Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will be making a trip to the Pro Bowl this year. Rivers officially announced that he will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to injury. According to Grant Gordon of NFL.com, […] The post Colts’ Andrew Luck will replace Chargers’ Philip Rivers in NFL Pro Bowl appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bolts From The Blue

Chargers at Patriots inactives: Hunter Henry will make his season debut

We have expected it all week and now it is official. Hunter Henry who suffered an injury that was supposed to keep him out all season will take the field for the Los Angeles Chargers in Foxboro against the New England Patriots. The Chargers star tight end will be on a “pitch count” but he should bring an element on offense that has been lacking in a best case scenario and in a worst case he is a decoy the Patriots will have to account for. The full inactive list below is from the Chargers official Twitter account: Our #LACvsNE inactives:TE Sean CulkinRB Detrez NewsomeC Cole TonerG...

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Patriots only have one player left on injury report ahead of Chargers game

The New England Patriots are coming into this coming Sunday’s AFC Divisional Round showdown with the Los Angeles Chargers in Foxboro with an almost fully healthy roster. According to Mark Reiss of ESPN, defensive end Deatrcich Wise Jr. is the only remaining player questionable for the Chargers game. Only one player on the Patriots’ final […] The post Patriots only have one player left on injury report ahead of Chargers game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Injury update: Deatrich Wise Jr. expected to be good to go against Chargers

The second-year man is the only player listed on New England’s injury report. Even though they have 16 regular season games under their belt and 13 players on season-ending injury reserve lists, the New England Patriots are pretty healthy entering tomorrow’s divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Yesterday’s final practice report of the week included only one name for the club: defensive edge Deatrich Wise Jr. is questionable to play because of an ankle injury. However, it appears as if the second-year man will be good to go tomorrow: according to a report by The...

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Patriots vs Chargers Friday injury report: New England lists only one player; four Chargers questionable

The final injury report of the week is out! In two days, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Chargers will meet in the divisional round of the playoffs — and as a look at the final injury reports released earlier today shows, both teams are pretty healthy heading into the contest: all in all, only five players are listed, just one of which a member of the Patriots. It’s important to note that both the Chargers removed a few extremely important players from their injury report. Running back Melvin Gordon (knee) is no longer listed, and neither is safety Jahleel Addae (shoulder)...

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New England Patriots links 1/11/19 - Patriots vs. Chargers: It all comes down to execution

Daily news and links for Friday TEAM TALK Patriots-Chargers Thursday Injury Report. Paul Perillo Scouting the Matchup: Tough, tight battle on tap. Media Access Transcripts: David Andrews - Rob Gronkowski - Devin McCourty. What they’re saying: Los Angeles Chargers. Patriots Right Now: Hot-topic debate; Gronk one-on-one. (17.06 min. video) Don Banks makes his divisional round picks. Winner: New England. LOCAL LINKS Karen Guregian examines the Patriots-Chargers matchups to see who has the edge. Kevin Duffy dives into the matchups: Patriots defensive backs vs. Chargers wide...

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Chargers RB Melvin Gordon says he’s ‘ready to roll’ vs. Patriots

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon believes he will be able to play in Sunday’s divisional round matchup against the New England Patriots despite a knee injury. “Yeah, I’m ready to roll,” Gordon said, via video posted by Fernando Ramirez of NBC San Diego.” I just hurt it a little bit. Throw a little […] The post Chargers RB Melvin Gordon says he’s ‘ready to roll’ vs. Patriots appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Patriots vs Chargers Thursday injury report: Devin McCourty clears concussion protocol

The second injury report of divisional week is out. The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers will both be at full strength when they go at each other on Sunday: both teams had perfect practice attendance today. The Patriots have actually only one player listed on today’s injury report, as tight end Dwayne Allen (knee), safety Devin McCourty (concussion), and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (knee) were removed from the list. Did Not Participate Patriots: None Chargers: None Both teams had full attendance on Thursday. Limited Participation Patriots: DL Deatrich Wise Jr....

NESN.com

Patriots Safety Devin McCourty Feels Good, Hopes To Play Vs. Chargers After Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — Devin McCourty has not missed a game since 2015, and that streak isn’t likely to end this... Read More »

NESN.com

Patriots Remove Three Players From Injury Report Ahead Of Chargers Playoff Game

The New England Patriots are close to full health ahead of Sunday’s divisional-round playoff matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers... Read More »

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New England Patriots links 1/10/19 - Patriots vs. Chargers: Everything on the line[s]

Daily news and links for Thursday TEAM TALK Patriots-Chargers Wednesday Injury Report. Erik Scalavino shares the news, notes and locker-room buzz from Wednesday at Gillette: Devin McCourty returns to practice. Erik Scalavino tackles this week’s Ask PFW Mailbag: Divisional playoff edition. Press Conference transcripts: Bill Belichick - James White - Patrick Chung. Locker Room Quotes: Patriots. Patriots Right Now: Chargers report; Deatrich Wise face off. (15.55 min. video) LOCAL LINKS Karen Guregian notes Tom Brady has faced Gus Bradley’s Cover-3 defense plenty of times in the...

Bolt Beat

Coach Anthony Lynn making the right moves to get Los Angeles Chargers to Super Bowl

What do you think about the Los Angeles Chargers coaching decisions that they have made in the last game? How do you like coaching adjustments with the Los Angeles Chargers against the Baltimore!?!?! That is what you need to do when you get to playoff football. With all the injuries at that linebacker position, it […] Coach Anthony Lynn making the right moves to get Los Angeles Chargers to Super Bowl - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Patriots vs Chargers Wednesday injury report: New England close to universal health, L.A. missing two starters

The first injury report of divisional week is out. Earlier today, the New England Patriots returned to the practice fields to kick off their on-field preparation for the upcoming divisional round playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers. And as a look at the first practice report of the week shows, the Patriots are the healthier of the two clubs — with all 53 players on the active roster present for the session: Did Not Participate Patriots: None Chargers: RB Melvin Gordon (knee), C Mike Pouncey (thumb) While the Patriots had perfect attention, two of the Chargers’ starters were...

Bolts From The Blue

Hunter Henry a FULL participant in practice

Yes, I am talking about practice The prodigal Tight End is indeed returned. Wednesday's #LACvsNE Injury Report ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/LHM53X4bEW— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) January 9, 2019 Hunter Henry was activated Monday and was a full participant in today’s practice. This is fantastic news for the Chargers going into Foxborough to take on the Patriots this weekend. Not only will he provide another valuable weapon for the Chargers offense, especially in the red zone, he presents a challenge to the Patriots in that there is no tape on him this year for them. They can only go...

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Injury update: Devin McCourty, Dwayne Allen return to Patriots practice

Good news out of Foxboro. The New England Patriots are back on the practice field, kicking their preparations for the upcoming divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Chargers into a higher gear. While the exact participation labels will not be known until the team releases its first injury report of the week later today, we already know that the club’s overall health appears to be trending in the right direction. According to reporters in Foxboro, the Patriots had perfect participation today. This means that two players who were absent during the last practice session partially...

Bolts From The Blue

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon leaves game with an apparent knee injury

The Los Angeles Chargers star running back Melvin Gordon has left the game following an apparent knee injury. While trying to score, Gordon tripped over offensive lineman Dan Feeney. Not only did the trip prevent him from getting into the end zone, Gordon came up limping and then went back to the ground and had to be attended to by trainers. Eventually, Gordon walked off the field under his own power and returned to the locker room for further treatment and analysis. For now, Gordon has to be considered questionable to return. Immediately after his exit, the Chargers tried to run Austin...

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Chargers RB Austin Ekeler will be active for Ravens game

The Los Angeles Chargers’ oustanding running back Austin Ekeler had been listed as questionable throughout the week with a groin injury, but Adam Schefter reports via Twitter that he will be active for today’s game against the Baltimore Ravens: Chargers' RB Austin Ekeler, listed as questionable for today's game due to a groin injury, will be active, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 6, 2019 When the Chargers took on the Ravens last time around and came up short they did so without the services of Ekeler. Having played last week in a win against the division...

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Chargers RB Austin Ekeler will be active vs. Ravens

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler will be active in his team’s AFC Wild Card Round matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Ekeler has been dealing with a groin injury. He will work out pre-game and is currently listed as questionable. On the year, Ekeler rushed […] The post Chargers RB Austin Ekeler will be active vs. Ravens appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens CB Tavon Young, battling groin injury, will not play vs. Chargers

The Ravens captured the AFC North title and the No. 4 seed in the playoffs as a result of their 26-24 win against the Cleveland Browns a week ago, but they gave up 376 yards and three touchdowns through the air. The pass defense will try to prove that showing was an anomaly, but will do so without...

Bolts From The Blue

Chargers Injury Report: LB Jatavis Brown ruled out

A variety of ways to take the news, but none are terribly positive. With Sunday’s Wild Card game against the Baltimore Ravens fast approaching, the Los Angeles Charger released an updated injury report today. Off ball linebacker Jatavis Brown will be sidelined as expected. He suffered an ankle injury as the regular season ended and is unlikely to see the field again until next season. Also on the bad news side of things, defensive tackle Brandon Mebane is doubtful to play in Baltimore where his size and run-stuffing ability would be at a premium. On a slightly more positive note, though,...

Turf Show Times

Year in Review—Professor’s take on 2018

A look back at each regular season in three sentences or less from the Professor’s perspective Game One versus the Oakland Raiders CB, Marcus Peters’ interception for touchdown Game Two versus the Arizona Cardinals Home opener: Are the Cardinals ever going to cross our fifty? Game Three versus the Carson Chargers Injuries to CB Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters Game Four versus the Minnesota Vikings QB Jared Goff on fire, pass to WR Copper Kupp in the end zone a thing of beauty Game Five versus Seattle Seahawks What happened to the Rams secondary? Game Six versus the Denver...

The Denver Post

Broncos report card from Week 17 loss to Los Angeles Chargers

It's a unit that starts slow -- eight consecutive opening-drive punts to end the season. It's a unit that saw their running game crumble even before Phillip Lindsay’s wrist injury last week.

Bolts From The Blue

Melvin Gordon will be ready to play against Ravens

Los Angeles Chargers star running back Melvin Gordon left Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos with an ankle injury during the 4th quarter. At the time, there was some fear that one of the team’s most important players could be lost or at least slowed down for the playoffs. According to Melvin Gordon, via Eric Williams’ Twitter, there is no reason for worry. I talked to Melvin Gordon and he said that he just tweaked his ankle and could have went back in the game, but coaching staff held him out. Gordon said he’s good to go for next week.— Eric Williams (@eric_d_williams)...

Bolts From The Blue

Jatavis Brown will miss the remainder of the season

The football gods giveth and the football gods taketh away. Just hours after announcing the return of tight end Hunter Henry, the Los Angeles Chargers received word that they would be shorthanded on their defense once again. Linebacker Jatavis Brown will be out for the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury. Entering his third season, Brown had seen his mix of highs and lows adjusting to the NFL. The former fourth-round draft selection collected 76 total tackles as a rookie back in 2016 and looked promising in coverage with six pass deflections. His second season was filled with...

The Denver Post

Broncos Game Plan: How Denver matches up against the Chargers, injury report and predictions

A look at Sunday's matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Los Angeles Chargers.

www.milehighreport.com

Here’s how to watch the Broncos-Chargers game

The Denver Broncos will play their final game of 2018 at home against the playoff-bound Los Angeles Chargers in Week 17. Here’s how to watch. Game Preview The Denver Broncos (6-9) have locked in their first back-to-back losing season since 1971 and could end up having their first back-to-back 10-loss season in 51 years as well if they are unable to complete a clean sweep of their AFC West rival Los Angeles Chargers (11-4) in the final week of the season. Royce Freeman will see a bulk of the work this week as Phillip Lindsay was sent to injured reserve with a season-ending wrist injury and...