Jarret Johnson Not Participating In Friday Practice

October 6, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor (2) is tackled by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Jarret Johnson (96) during the third quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Chargers 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Chargers LB Jarret Johnson is still on the sideline during practice on Friday. He injured his hamstring in the game against the Oakland Raiders and may miss time this week with the injury. Johnson has been having an excellent season and would be missed on the defensive side of the football. He has been one of the few players that have been able to provide pressure on the quarterbacks for the Chargers. With Dwight Freeney already out for the year, the team would be ridiculously thin at the position.

If Johnson were to be out, the Chargers would have to start Larry English and Thomas Keiser at outside linebacker and Tourek Williams would be the next man up on the depth chart.

We need some players to help out on defense. They have been torn to shreds this season and we are playing against one of the best young quarterbacks in the game. We need all the players that we can get for this game.

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  • Michael

    Man,,,,, can there ever be a week where you write,” Well everyone is healthy and all the chargers participated at practice…… we so need the mcdonalds theme song about now, ,,,,”You deserve a break today, at san diegoooo!….

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon


    • Stefanie Smith

      On the ticker tape on NFL Network saying who was in and who was out, I saw Johnson’s name and next to it OUT. I think he is out for this Sunday, but hopefully I misread it or NFL Network is wrong.

      • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

        I was just gonna say that too Stef… saw the same thing.

  • Gunnar Martin

    We’re screwed if he doesn’t play