Aug 8, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te

Manti Te'o Sure He Will Be There For The Opener

Manti Te’o thinks that he will be ready for the opener.


Well, he will be there, but it doesn’t really say that he will be ready for the opener. Hopefully he will be able to get a few reps in practice this week and see a little bit of the field against the San Francisco 49ers. It would be nice to see him get out there and get some reps in some live action. Especially for a rookie.

He has been out since the first preseason game and has been sitting on the sidelines in a protective boot. He was in the boot again today.

He is a smart player and could likely step in and get things done. He at least needs to get back on the practice field this week. That is the biggest thing. The longer he sits out, the longer I worry.

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  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    How many picks do you think Manti will rack up this year? I think he could easily get 4, 2 games against Raiders should be a easy 1 or 2 same with Jags. Cant wait to see him out there!

    Philadelphia – 1
    Oakland – 1
    Jacksonville – 1
    Kansas City
    OAKLAND – 1

    • Ernie Padaon

      one in each oakland game… awesome and probably right

    • davacho

      KC for sure

  • Jordan

    Starting to worry also. Usually ur not in a boot that long for a foot sprain.

    • Ernie Padaon

      if we sign a middle backer somewhere, then the worry will really begin

  • Cgoodness13

    I feel like almost anyone could play in that MO spot and have success to be honest, just look at the rest of the front 7, they will make whoever is in that spot look like a stud. Manti will be able to do his thing once he is back because of our dominate D.

    • Ernie Padaon

      which makes someone that is intelligent and has skills as a real good candidate for rookie of the year.

      • Cgoodness13

        He will probably get that anyways just because he’s Manti Teo lol

    • arnie

      Other side of this, he was picked as a “compliment” to Butler. Te’o is robin, Butler is Batman.

  • RZ

    He’s been in that Boot for a long time…it can’t be good.Hopefully he starts to practice after the Niner game.