Los Angeles Chargers edge rusher Joey Bosa sustained a foot sprain on Sunday that can or would possibly not finish his season.
An afternoon after Bosa left Sunday’s loss to the Inexperienced Bay Packers in tears on a cart, Chargers head trainer Brandon Staley instructed newshounds Monday that Bosa’s “most probably” headed to injured reserve with a foot sprain. The analysis was once some distance from a worst-case situation, however it stays unclear whether or not or now not Bosa’s season is over.
It is “to be decided” if Bosa will play once more this season, Staley stated.
As for injured reserve, Staley stated “that is the route that it is headed.” A stint on injured reserve will require Bosa to omit at least 4 video games.
The Chargers’ season is within the stability after Sunday’s loss dropped them to 4-6. They are two video games at the back of the 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers, who would possess the general playoff spot within the AFC if the postseason began this week.
The Chargers have upcoming video games towards the AFC-leading Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders. A date with the Buffalo Expenses awaits in 5 weeks, the earliest Bosa may just go back if he does land on injured reserve.
A four-time Professional Bowler, Bosa has 6.5 sacks, 8 quarterback hits, six tackles for loss, 20 general tackles and one compelled fumble in 9 appearances this season. He is 2d at the workforce to Khalil Mack in each sacks (11) and tackles for loss (11). Bosa’s absence for alternatively lengthy can be an important blow to a Chargers workforce preventing simply to stick within the playoff race.