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Chargers' Fluker: 4th concussion of NFL career scariest yet

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers guard D.J. Fluker says his most recent concussion was the scariest of the four he's had in his three NFL seasons. Fluker was injured late in a 33-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 22 and missed the next two games. He returned to practice on Wednesday as the Chargers (3-9) prepared for Sunday's game at Kansas City (7-5). Fluker says his...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Key Chargers player suffers another concussion

The San Diego Chargers have been absolutely decimated by injuries in 2015, and things haven’t changed. The offensive line has been ravaged by injuries, and per Michael Gehlken from the San Diego Union-Tribune, D.J. Fluker suffered his second concussion in just five days. Gehlken also mentions that this is the fourth concussion of his career. It remains to be seen when he returns...
Via cover32
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers' Fluker could miss 4-6 weeks with high-ankle sprain

D.J. Fluker hasn't been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Bengals.It seems likely the mammoth Chargers guard won't make it, though. Fluker reportedly suffered a high-ankle sprain that'll sideline him for 4-6 weeks, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.The team should be thrilled it's just a month-or-so-long injury. He couldn't support his own weight and had to be carted...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers get some great news on D.J. Fluker

Chargers fans held their collective breath when the cart came out for D.J. Fluker.Their team could ill afford another big offensive line injury. It turns out they might not have to deal with one, according to NFL Media's Rand Getlin.Fluker had his leg rolled up on in the third quarter. It didn't look pretty; third-quarter injury looked positively gruesome. He had to be helped up...
Via Fox Sports
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers' Fluker almost didn't make it out of Hurricane Katrina's path

Ten years have passed since D.J. Fluker packed in a cramped car and fled New Orleans.Only when the 14-year-old and his family relocated in Biloxi, Miss. did he discover his family home in the Lower Ninth Ward was completely obliterated by Hurricane Katrina.“There was absolutely nothing there," the left tackle told Ricky Henne of "We had two houses that were connected...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

At guard, Fluker out of his element for Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- D.J. Fluker was out of his element in the San Diego Chargers' preseason opener. "That was my first try at guard," the third-year player said. "I felt like a rookie for a minute." Fluker's first two seasons had him at right tackle. But with the Chargers signing free-agent tackle Joe Barksdale in the offseason, the team is experimenting with Fluker at right guard...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers OL D.J. Fluker throws a nasty breaking ball at Padres game (video)

San Diego Chargers offensive lineman D.J. Fluker was at the Padres game Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch. Is it just me, or does this thing have some filthy spin on it? We'll still call it a strike, Fluker. — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) June 3, 2015 A nice high release, coming right down the middle and then all of the sudden the ball makes...
Via cover32
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers tackle D.J. Fluker losing weight to improve his speed

The Chargers have a tackle who can drop oncoming defenders like a sack of potatoes.But in order to remain at that position, D.J. Fluker must first drop some weight.The Bolts' big lineman has trimmed down to 345 pounds and is eying even more weight loss, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.That would help stave off rumors that because of his size, he's better suited to guard...
Via Fox Sports
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

D.J. Fluker Will Remain at Right Tackle for Chargers

Rumors of D.J. Fluker moving to guard have been put to least for now. General manager Tom Telesco told reporters Wednesday that Fluker will remain at right tackle.“That's the plan right now,” Telesco said at the NFL Combine. “We think he has the ability to probably play a couple different spots, but right now, the plan is to leave him out there. He was uneven at times...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers OL D.J. Fluker Accidentally Helps Cause Fumble

It is not unusual from time to time to see offensive lineman help their little buddies carrying the ball gain another yard or two. Can you count the number of times you have seen a big ole offensive tackle hit the pile and cause it to surge forward another half yard or so? It happens all the time.So when we see San Diego Chargers offensive lineman D.J. Fluker trying to help his little...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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