Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/10/13
Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te'o will sit out this week with a sprained right foot and miss San Diego's game at Chicago on Thursday. Te'o wore a walking boot while watching Saturday morning's practice. "Manti has a foot sprain and he will be out this week and I will give you any further updates as the week goes on, or next week," coach Mike McCoy said. "But he will be out for the week." The team refused to make Te'o available to reporters, saying he would speak Monday. McCoy, a rookie head coach, has been loath to share injury news. When asked how Te'o, a starter who played briefly in Thursday's 31-10 loss to Seattle, sustained the injury, McCoy balked. "I'm not ... he has a foot sprain," McCoy said. "I will say that and move on from there." McCoy said the injury was diagnosed after the game. However, when asked about injuries at Friday's news conference, the coach said: "As of right now, no one has reported any serious injuries from last night. I haven't sat down with ...
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