San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson, left, breaks free from Oakland Raiders' Nnamdi Asomugha, right, on a 10-yard touchdown run during the second quarter of a NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 in San Diego. The Chargers won the game 2
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Running back LaDainian Tomlinson and tight end Antonio Gates were among six San Diego Chargers missing practice due to injuries.
Tomlinson has a bruised hip and Gates has a sore foot. Coach Norv Turner said Wednesday that he expects both back at practice on Thursday as the Chargers continue to prepare for Sunday's home game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Also missing practice were defensive end Travis Johnson (groin), defensive tackle Ogemdi Nwagbuo (ankle), outside linebacker Shaun Phillips (ankle) and outside linebacker Jyles Tucker (ankle).