Chargers coach Mike McCoy didn't sugarcoat this.
Johnnie Troutman was flagged for a penalty late in the fourth quarter Sunday. McCoy didn't like it. On Monday, he called the penalty "critical." He called the mistake "unacceptable."
Now, Troutman won't be in the starting lineup this Sunday.
Call it a coincidence.
The Chargers left guard has done...
Chargers offensive linemen Brandyn Dombrowski and Johnnie Troutman were designated as "return to practice" on Tuesday, the final day for NFL teams to start the 21-day practice window for players who had been on either list. Dombrowski (foot) was on the reserve-non-football injury list. The fifth-year veteran has started 16 career games while seeing time at right guard...
Though San Diego's 2012 draft class earned rave reviews, one selection that raised eyebrows was fifth-rounder Johnnie Troutman, who will likely miss his rookie year with knee and pectoral injuries. Why did the Chargers, who knew about the ailments, feel compelled to pull the trigger anyway? To find out, read this inside scouting report from the publisher of Fight on State, Mark Brennan.