Found November 02, 2011 on NBC San Diego:
On a short week, the San Diego Chargers are short on bodies. The team was especially thin on running backs and wide receivers Wednesday when it hit the practice field two days after its physical overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. In the backfield, Ryan Mathews (groin) and Curtis Brinkley (concussion) were both missing. The silver lining was the return of Mike Tolbert, who did not practice last week and sat out Monday night with a hamstring injury. Barring a setback, Tolbert will play Sunday and, with Mathews and Brinkley's status in flux, could see significant touches when the Chargers host the undefeated Green Bay Packers. Wide receivers Vincent Jackson (hamstring) and Malcom Floyd (hip) did not participate Wednesday, leaving Patrick Crayton, Vincent Brown, Richard Goodman and practice squad member Bryan Walters as the team's only able bodies at the position. Outside linebacker Shaun Phillips (foot) and guard Kris Dieman (concussion) also sat out ...

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