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Justin Herbert may get ultrasound-guided painkilling injection in his ribs

When Tyrod Taylor was the Chargers’ starting quarterback, he was forced out of a game just minutes before kickoff when a painkilling injection to his ribs punctured his lung. The Chargers do not want history to repeat itself today.That’s why, if Justin Herbert needs a painkilling injection in his ribs today, it will be an [more]

Justin Herbert remains unsure if he can play, may get painkilling shot in ribs

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert appears to be a true game-time decision for today’s game against the Jaguars.Herbert is expected to go through pre-game warmups to determine if he can play through his rib injury, and he may need a painkilling shot to play, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.Herbert became the Chargers’ starting quarterback in [more]

Chargers downgrade Donald Parham to doubtful, activate Richard Rodgers

The Chargers originally listed tight end Donald Parham Jr. as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. Parham has not played this season because of a hamstring injury.The team downgraded Parham to doubtful on Saturday.He was limited in practice all week.With Parham not expected to play, the Chargers activated tight end Richard Rodgers from the [more]

More details emerge regarding Amazon’s Chargers-Chiefs rating

There’s no dispute that the NFL draws a live audience unlike any other product, wherever the NFL televises its games. This year’s unprecedented shift from broadcast TV to exclusive streaming on Thursday nights sparks natural curiosity regarding the actual number of people who can and will seek out the game — and purchase the ability [more]

Week 3 injury report roundup: J.K. Dobbins, Jakobi Meyers questionable for Ravens-Patriots

Week Three of the 2022 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Browns and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday.The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

Justin Herbert uncertain about his status for Sunday

The Chargers list quarterback Justin Herbert as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. That’s exactly what it sounds like he is.Herbert did not practice Friday after being limited Wednesday and Thursday with fractured rib cartilage.Herbert said the “plan” is for him to work out before pregame warmups, making him a game-time decision.“I don’t know,” [more]

Chargers list Justin Herbert as questionable

Uncertainty about Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert‘s status for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars has affected the betting line for the game and it may be a while before there’s any official word about whether he will play.Herbert has been listed as questionable by the Chargers. He suffered fractured rib cartilage in last Thursday’s loss to [more]

Point spread shifts toward Jaguars amid doubt that Justin Herbert will play for Chargers

The Chargers haven’t said whether quarterback Justin Herbert will play on Sunday against the Jaguars, but people with money on the game don’t think he will.The Chargers were 7-point favorites all week, but on Friday there were so many bets on the Jaguars that the point spread has dropped all the way to just 3 [more]

Justin Herbert, Keenan Allen remain limited in Thursday’s practice

Reports from early in Thursday’s practice indicated Justin Herbert was doing more than Wednesday. That’s a good sign for his availability this week.But the Chargers’ practice report Thursday did not change.Herbert remained limited, participating in individual drills only as he recovers from fractured rib cartilage. Backup Chase Daniel is taking first-team reps in team drills.Offensive [more]

Justin Herbert doing more at Thursday’s practice, J.C. Jackson still out

There was good news and bad news on the injury front for the Chargers on Thursday.The good news is that quarterback Justin Herbert participated in practice for the second straight day. Herbert fractured rib cartilage during last Thursday’s loss to the Chiefs and took part in individual drills Wednesday.Reporters at Thursday’s practice send word that [more]

Nielsen pegs Amazon’s Week 2 Thursday night viewership at 13 million

Amazon overpromised and, officially, barely overdelivered.Nielsen, which was retained by Amazon to generate TV-style ratings for the non-TV broadcast of last Thursday’s Chargers-Chiefs game, has pegged the viewership for the game at 13 million.Amazon raised eyebrows by telling advertisers that the Thursday night package would generate an average audience of 12.5 million viewers. Nielsen has, [more]

Six days later, the Nielsen numbers for Amazon’s first regular-season game aren’t available

Well, we’re waiting.Six days ago, Amazon broadcast the NFL’s first Thursday night regular-season, streaming-only game. Nielsen, for the first time ever, had been retained to provide ratings data for a program not on traditional TV.One day before the next Amazon game, the Nielsen numbers still haven’t been released.Over the weekend, the ratings supposedly were coming [more]

Justin Herbert, Keenan Allen officially listed as limited in Wednesday’s practice

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert has fractured rib cartilage, and coach Brandon Staley called him “day-to-day” earlier Wednesday. The team’s practice report reveals Herbert went through a limited practice, participating in individual drills.That means backup Chase Daniel took first-team reps in team drills.Receiver Keenan Allen also was limited as he works his way back from the [more]

Brandon Staley: Justin Herbert remains “day-to-day”

Six days ago, Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert fractured rib cartilage during a hit that clearly affected him for the remainder of his team’s game against the Chiefs. Five days ago, coach Brandon Staley called Herbert “day-to-day.” Today, Staley provided an update.Per Staley, Herbert remains “day-to-day.” Staley added that Herbert will participate in individual drills on Monday.So [more]

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