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Malcom Floyd had a smile on his face at San Diego Chargers training camp Tuesday. It was as good a sign as any that the wide receiver had escaped disaster.
The Chargers reportedly feared Floyd had suffered a season-ending knee injury after he crumpled to the turf during practice Monday. It would have been a calamitous setback for the Chargers who still are dealing with the fallout of Danario Alexander's torn ACL a week earlier.
An initial MRI of Floyd's injury revealed a strain with more tests to come. Floyd knows he lucked out.
"It could have been worse. ... (The knee) feels better than it did yesterday" Floyd told reporters Tuesday via U-T San Diego. "Fortunately I kind of dodged a bullet."
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Just a few weeks ago, Phillip Rivers had to feel pretty optimistic about the weapons he'd be going into battle with for the 2013 NFL season. Not only did he have known commodities like Malcom Floyd and Vincent Brown to work with, but he also had the improving Danario Alexander in his top three receivers as well. Rookie Keenan Allen, although talented, wasn't really expected...
Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd has been carted off the field with an apparent right knee injury.
Floyd was hurt toward the end of Monday's practice, six days after the Chargers' other starting wideout, Danario Alexander, was lost for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Floyd went down after a collision with cornerback Shareece Wright...
San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd had to be carted off the field during Monday's practice, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Floyd reportedly went down after colliding with cornerback Shareece Wright, per Bernie Wilson of the AP.
The Chargers suffered another notable loss in their receiving corps Monday; starter Malcolm Floyd suffered what is feared to be a torn ACL. This is a huge loss for San Diego; they also lost another starting receiver a few weeks ago when Danario Alexander tore his ACL. After practice, cornerback Shareece Wright, who was covering [...]
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Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego reports that a MRI done on San Diego receiver Malcom Floyd reveals a sprain in his right knee. While a strain still isn’t good news, this is considered good news because there was preliminary reports that believed that Floyd might of had a torn ACL.
Initial MRI results show a sprain for Malcom Floyd. More testing coming Tuesday...
The Chargers feared Monday night they had in a span of seven days lost two starting wide receivers for the year to the same injury.
An MRI result offered significant relief.
Initial testing shows Malcom Floyd strained his knee in practice Monday afternoon a team spokesman said. More information could be forthcoming but it appears the 10th-year veteran avoided sharing the fate of...
Seeing Malcom Floyd crumpled on the ground with a knee injury, Philip Rivers thought he might have thrown his final pass to the 10-year veteran.
Floyd thought the same thing.
Floyd and the Chargers got good news when an MRI exam revealed a strained knee, not a more serious injury like the one that will sideline fellow starting wide receiver Danario Alexander for the year.
The San Diego Chargers will take on their next preseason opponent this Thursday when they play the Chicago Bears. Like in week one, the Chargers will be playing this game to figure out how to best prepare for and actually play this season. Last week against the Seattle Seahawks, the Chargers starters performed very well and gave fans a reason to be optimistic about the future...
Some déjà vu is coming for San Diego Chargers fans in the second half of ESPN's annual Week 1 Monday Night Football doubleheader, because the Worldwide Leader is giving Chris Berman another shot at play-by-play.
For the second consecutive year, Boomer will team up with Trent Dilfer to call the Chargers' season-opening game, this time against the Houston Texans, according...
Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd strained his right knee in a
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Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego reports that Chargers WR Malcom Floyd was carted off the practice field on Monday with what appears to be a right knee injury.
Gehlken added that it “does not look good” as Floyd was on the ground and receiving treatment for “several minutes.”
San Diego has already lost Danario Alexander for the season after he torn his ACL last week...
The San Diego Chargers were hoping they'd found a suitable wide out to bolster their group of receivers when they acquired Robert Meachum last year. Unfortunately for San Diego, Meachum hasn't been the player they hoped he would be since joining the team. In fact, one Chargers' source told Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego that the former first-round pick is "broken down...