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More knee problems for Danario Alexander

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When he’s been well, Danario Alexander has been a promising wide receiver.

That hasn’t been often enough, and it might not be the case for some time.

According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, Alexander has required multiple surgeries on his right knee because of an infection, which could put his status for 2014 in doubt.

The Chargers weren’t expected to bring him back after a second ACL reconstruction in January, the latest in a long line of knee problems (five surgeries on his left knee before he entered the league).

But he needed a follow-up surgery and antibiotics to clear up the latest problem, which created some doubt as to when he might be ready to play.

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18 Responses to “More knee problems for Danario Alexander”
  1. ingraven says: Feb 19, 2014 12:10 PM

    Unfortunately for him… #DONE

  2. tindeaux says: Feb 19, 2014 12:21 PM

    hope you’ll get well and stay healthy. Good luck man!

  3. garyhd01 says: Feb 19, 2014 12:30 PM

    he couldn’t stay on the field when he played for the rams i rooted for him and will if he can ever gets back on the field. his ability is unquestioned.

  4. humb0lt says: Feb 19, 2014 12:34 PM

    I have such empathy for Danario. Talent and work ethic to be an elite WR and a really good person too. It’s not fair.

  5. phinatic29 says: Feb 19, 2014 12:41 PM

    Amazing Talent.
    Bad knees.

  6. chargersdiehard says: Feb 19, 2014 12:44 PM

    How about those Bolts losing their number one and two wideouts and Rivers still has a career year. Next season looks promising!

  7. dalcow4 says: Feb 19, 2014 12:53 PM

    What a shame. He has a lot of talent and he and Rivers work very well together.

  8. yordo says: Feb 19, 2014 12:56 PM

    It’s time to consider playing without knees.

  9. ajgreenhof says: Feb 19, 2014 12:56 PM

    That has to be incredibly frustrating knowing you have the ability but your body isn’t holding up.

  10. Denver Geldings - Super Bowl Castration... AGAIN!!!! says: Feb 19, 2014 1:03 PM

    After all of those procedures, is it even correct to refer to them as knees at this point?

  11. raiderufan says: Feb 19, 2014 1:12 PM

    Damn dude….that’s tough….

  12. thraiderskin says: Feb 19, 2014 1:12 PM

    Dakneerio? Or is that joke only OK for RG3?

  13. lionshawk says: Feb 19, 2014 1:18 PM

    If it’s MRSA it’s just antibiotics and then he should have surgery, not a big deal.

  14. djshnooks says: Feb 19, 2014 1:19 PM

    Either Buddy Nix is a genius or the Bills training staff is top-notch in the NFL…

    Buffalo brought this kid in right before San Diego signed him, and they let him go without an offer because they were afraid his knees wouldn’t hold up…well, looks like they hit the nail on the head. That’s sad.

    The kid has a ton of talent.

  15. djshnooks says: Feb 19, 2014 1:21 PM

    And it ticks me off that someone like him is losing his opportunity because of something out of his control…Yet someone like Davone Bess or Titus Young just decide to poop away a career in the NFL.

    That really makes me mad.

  16. raidermick3sb3rings says: Feb 19, 2014 3:14 PM

    This just in…

    I just had lunch with John Titor and the news is not so good for the S.D. Chokers. He informed me that (up to year 2046) you guys will never win a Superbowl…Then I turned to him and said, “okay whatever, tell me something about the future that I don’t already know. LOL!!!

    Late…

  17. realnflmaster says: Feb 19, 2014 3:43 PM

    Just cut him already and give his salary to someone who can earn it.

    #quitter #playhurtorgetout

  18. ragingmouse says: Feb 19, 2014 4:28 PM

    “You like sports casting”? CBS has a couple of openings…

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