Found September 05, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Manti Te'o
TEAMS: San Diego Chargers
It doesn't look like Chargers second-round pick Manti Te'o will play Monday versus Houston. SOURCE: San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:Te'o sprained his foot early on in the preseason and hasn't practiced with the team in almost a month. The Chargers have not given a timetable for when he might be back.

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San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers restructures contract

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Rivers, Chargers ready to start season

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Chargers Manti Te'o uncertain for Week 1

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Report: Chargers QB Philip Rivers Restructures Contract

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Manti Te'o Ruled Out For Monday Night

Chargers second-round pick, linebacker Manti Te'o, has been ruled out of Monday's versus Houston. SOURCE: San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:Te'o sprained his foot early in early August and hasn't practiced with the team in almost a month. He's likely to miss more than one week as he'll need to work his way back into playing shape.

Te'o sees 'progress,' to sit Sunday

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