Chargers tight end Antonio Gates could be missing another game, due to a lingering foot injury. Gates is listed as doubtful for Thursday night’s home game against the 49ers.
Gates missed Sunday’s 31-0 win over the Chiefs. One of the stars of that game, receiver Malcolm Floyd, is questionable with a hamstring injury. Also questionable are linebacker Brandon Siler (ribs), guard Louis Vasquez (neck), and safety Pat Watkins (knee). Defensive end Jacques Cesaire (knee), defensive tackle Antonio Garay (ankle), tackle Marcus McNeill (knee), and receiver Legedu Naanee (hamstring) are probable.
Out for the Chargers are receiver Patrick Crayton (wrist) and linebacker Larry English (foot).
For the 49ers, kicker Joe Nedney (knee) and tackle Joe Staley are out. Linebacker Navorro Bowman (hamstring), linebacker Takeo Spikes, and linebacker Patrick Willis (hand) are questionable. Tight end Nate Byham (shoulder), guard Mike Iupati (shoulder), running back Brian Westbrook (not injury related), and running back DeShawn Wynn (ankle) are probable.
UPDATE: The Chargers have corrected their original report. English is now listed as doubtful.