Chargers’ Justin Herbert day-to-day with fractured rib cartilage

Los Angeles Chargers’ quarterback Justin Herbert has sustained fractured cartilage to his rib cage, per head coach Brandon Staley.

He is thought of day-to-day. The event is “good news” in line with Staley and “better than having a fracture of his bone.”

Herbert injured his ribs in the course of the fourth quarter of Thursday evening’s 27-24 loss to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, and was faraway from the sector for one play following an damage timeout after struggling repeated hits to the world. He completed the rest of the sport, however was in noticeable ache, even slowing up on a third-down snap with simply over two minutes to play, and throwing away the soccer in agony.

Herbert accomplished a deep cross over the center to DeAndre Carter for 35 yards on the following fourth-down play, earlier than hooking up with Joshua Palmer to convey the Chargers inside three. Their offense, nevertheless, did not get one other likelihood to create factors after an unsuccessful onside kick try.

Herbert was serviceable after struggling the damage Thursday, however whether or not he’ll stay so for the group’s upcoming sport is unknown. The Professional Bowl QB went 33-of-48 for 334 yards and three touchdowns with one interception because the Chargers fell to 1-1. 

Staley stated the group will know extra specifics concerning the ailment subsequent week.

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