Found January 05, 2014 on Tireball.com:
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The San Diego Chargers had one player on their offensive line who played the same position all season, Nick Hardwick. Hardwick, the Chargers center, left Sunday’s playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an injury. It appears that Hardwick suffered a shoulder injury. He went down to one knee and was then replaced following an injury timeout. His return is questionable.
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