Chargers LG Dielman to miss MNF due to concussion

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 27, 2011
San Diego Chargers Pro Bowl left guard Kris Dielman says he'll sit out Monday night's game at Kansas City because of a concussion sustained in a road loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. Dielman says he's ruling himself out because of the way he feels. Coach Norv Turner says Dielman has yet to take the test he needs to pass before returning to practice. Left tackle Marcus McNeill had limited participation in Wednesday's practice because of a neck injury. He says he should be OK to play. Tight end Antonio Gates, who returned Sunday after missing three straight games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, practiced Thursday and is expected to play at Kansas City. The defending AFC West champion Chiefs (3-3) have won three straight since a 20-17 loss to the Chargers (4-2) on Sept. 25
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