Days after a troublesome time beyond regulation loss to the Chiefs, the Chargers have seen a few of their most essential gamers hit the COVID-19/reserve record.
Coach Brandon Staley introduced that star go rusher Joey Bosa has already been dominated out for Sunday’s sport towards the Texans. Operating again Austin Ekeler and heart Corey Linsley have additionally been added to the record, however are day-to-day and haven’t but been deemed out.
Daniel Popper of The Athletic reported earlier within the day that the three gamers are being added to the record, and that the workforce is “coping with a scenario.” Extra names might be coming at the moment as properly, he says.
The three gamers named are among the many most essential gamers on the Chargers roster.
Ekeler leads the workforce with 789 dashing yards and 10 touchdowns, and is a significant a part of the passing assault, with 558 receiving yards and 7 receiving touchdowns, which has him tied with Mike Williams for the workforce lead.
Linsley, a 2020 All-Professional with the Packers, was one among L.A.’s massive offseason acquisitions. He is began all 14 video games for the workforce.
Bosa, a three-time Professional Bowler, leads the Chargers defensive with 9.5 sacks and 6 pressured fumbles.
The Chargers are set to journey to the Texans on Sunday afternoon, earlier than a house sport with the Broncos and journey to the Raiders to complete the common season.
It’s unclear the complete extent of the workforce’s potential outbreak at the moment. The NFL postponed three video games as a consequence of main outbreaks inside the Browns, Rams and Washington Soccer Crew rosters this week.
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