Chargers RT D.J. Fluker Returned To Friday Practice

By Ernie Padaon

Jul 25, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers offensive tackle

D.J. Fluker

(76) during training camp at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Chargers Rookie RT D.J. Fluker returned to the practice field on Friday after resting yesterday with a calf injury.  He thinks that he hurt his calf as he was choke slamming the Oakland Raiders player to the ground. It seems that he is ready to get back on the field to practice though. He was listed as “day-to-day” by coach McCoy yesterday and it looks like today is the day.  He stepped back on the practice field and will likely start at right tackle for the Chargers on Monday against the Indianapolis Colts.

Fluker and LT King Dunlap could both be in the lineup for the first time in the last 3 weeks. Dunlap had missed the previous 2 weeks with a concussion and Fluker missed the week before that with his own concussion. It will be nice to have both starting tackles back in the game.

Backup tackle Mike Harris is on the injured reserve and the team will have to rely on Nick Becton and Mike Remmers as the backups at the position. Hopefully both starters will be able to stay fairly healthy for the rest of the season. HOPEFULLY!