SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Larry English was placed on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday with a broken left foot.
the latest setback for English, who hasn't lived up to being the team's
2009 first-round draft pick. He had surgery on the same foot last year.
To take his spot on the active roster, the Chargers
signed tackle Stephen Schilling from the practice squad. The team also
re-signed running back Jordan Todman to the practice squad.
General manager A.J. Smith didn't return a call seeking comment on English.
It wouldn't be surprising if the Chargers give up on the linebacker.
about English last spring, Smith said: "We've had some guys struggle
with some injuries. Hopefully they'll get healthy and contribute. If
you're not healthy, it's going to make it hard to help yourself with the
team. Larry has had some injuries and some surgeries and some
English had two sacks in five games this year, both
against the Miami Dolphins. He was inactive for the opener. English had
seven sacks total in 29 games in three seasons.
The Chargers (4-2) visit the defending AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs (3-3) on Sunday.