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The AFC West was delivered a couple of big blows on Monday, with Chiefs’ star RB Jamaal Charles suffering a “strained” foot and Chargers’ starting WR Malcolm Floyd “straining” his knee. Both suffered injuries during practice on Monday, but the injuries themselves are the real story. We’ll start with Charles. Early reports came out stating that he suffered a strain to his right foot during practice, as he was examined by team physicians and carted off as a “precautionary measure”. X-rays were taken shortly after that came back negative. Now, if the implication is that Charles suffered a strain, the X-ray wouldn’t show anything as it only shows injury to bone. An MRI is reportedly scheduled for Tuesday, which is where the majority of our information would come from. As a refresher, a strain is an injury to muscle or tendon while a sprain is an injury to a ligament. The initial diagnosis of a strain leads us to believe he strained one of the tendons of the ankle muscles or the muscle(s) t
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