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A controversial concussion will cost the San Diego Chargers arguably their best offensive lineman.
The team announced Wednesday it has placed four-time Pro Bowl left guard Kris Dielman on injured reserve, ending his season less than four weeks after he suffered a concussion on Oct. 23 against the New York Jets and a seizure on the team flight back to San Diego.
Dielman, still struggling with lingering symptoms, is improving each day, and he is expected to be fine long term.
But eyebrows have been raised with how the concussion was handled. Team doctors were reportedly not aware of the injury until after the game despite on-field signs he warranted medical attention.
On a fourth-quarter run up the middle, Dielman pulled to the right, lowered his head, and collided with Jets linebacker Calvin Pace behind the line of scrimmage. The 6-foot-4, 320-pound lineman immediately staggered backward, turning from the action and falling to the ground, head over palms. He rolled over with a pause ...
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A few weeks after a concussion lead to him suffering a seizure on the flight home, the Chargers have placed their all-pro guard on injured reserve.
The San Diego Chargers placed Pro Bowl left guard Kris Dielman on injured reserve Wednesday.
Dielman suffered a concussion in a Week 7 loss the New York Jets on Oct. 23. The 30-year-old Dielman initially signaled that he was OK despite looking off-balance for most of the remainder of the game.
Dielman later suffered a grand mal seizure on the flight home, and the NFL detailed that...
We all wish Chargers guard Kris Dielman the best. He will miss the rest of the season because of the concussion and seizure he suffered last month. The rest of the season just got a whole lot tougher.Photo Credit: Getty Images
Banged up on the offensive line, the San Diego Chargers signed former Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Tony Moll to a one-year contract.
They cut rookie linebacker Darryl Gamble.
The Chargers finished their last game missing three starters due to injuries.
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