Chargers getting healthier: Week 10 LAC @ JAX Injury report

The bye week seemingly did wonders for the Chargers as it allowed them to heal up and they will now be getting at least a couple of key contributors back.

As you probably know by now, linebacker Denzel Perryman will make his much anticipated 2017 debut. Perryman was required to miss the first eight games of the season after being placed on injured reserve due to an injury he suffered during the preseason. Perryman's return will be a huge boost to the linebacking corp which until now was the main weak spot on the defense and his presence will be an immediate upgrade defending the run.

Joe Barksdale still seems likely to return but his status has been thrown into doubt due to a setback with his foot injury. Barksdale was all set to play but apparently aggravated his turf toe during Thursday's practice, causing him to miss Friday's practice. While midweek setbacks are never a good sign, coach Anthony Lynn said "I do expect him to be available, but you never know." Hopefully he can make it back on the field as the Chargers have been without their starting right tackle for the past two games now.

Linebacker Hayes Pullard is listed as questionable with a neck injury. Lynn expects him to be a game-time decision. Pullard has been just OK, and if he is forced to miss the game it wouldn't be that big of a deal with Perryman coming back.

Other than that, everyone else on the team is healthy and expected to play. It's a pretty good sign for a Chargers team that is usually plagued by injuries.

Meanwhile the Jaguars have a couple of question marks as well. They have four players still listed on their injury report as questionable, receiver Marqise Lee and three offensive linemen, A.J. Cann, Patrick Omameh, and Jermey Parnell. Lee is definitely going to play but the three linemen are in doubt. All three of them practiced on a limited basis so it wouldn't be a shock if all of them played but there seems to be a decent chance at least one or two of them miss the game judging by coach Doug Marrone's comments.

Overall, both teams are pretty healthy. It's the first time in a while that the Chargers' opponent hasn't been crippled by injury. 


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