San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd’s season came to an abrupt end when he suffered a neck injury against the Philadelphia Eagles last September.
The injury was severe enough that his career was in jeopardy as well due to the potential risk of serious injury in the future.
However, signs are pointing toward Floyd being able to return the field for the Chargers this fall.
According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Floyd is expected to play for the team next season.
“The doc said … I’m at risk just like anybody else,” Floyd said. “There’s not really a worry. … I’m feeling good. I think I feel like my old self.”
Floyd become a dependable weapon for the Chargers over the last few seasons. Floyd posted a career-high with 856 yards in 2011 and followed it up with a career-high 56 catches in 2012. He caught just six passes in two games before being injured. However, he was averaging nearly 25 yards a catch before the injury.
“I’m really excited to make plays again,” Floyd said. “Hopefully, I can do more this year than I ever have.”