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Chargers RB Danny Woodhead Out For Season With Torn ACL

Update:

Ian Rapoport reports that an MRI on Chargers RB Danny Woodhead‘s knee confirmed that he has a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2016 season.

The Chargers will likely place Woodhead on injured reserve in the coming days and add someone to their roster.

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Adam Schefter, citing a league source, reports that while the Chargers are still awaiting the official MRI results, they are “pretty certain” that RB Danny Woodhead tore his ACL on Sunday.

A report mentioned from last night mentioned that the Chargers were hoping that Woodhead had just an MCL sprain in his knee and this wasn’t a season-ending issue for him. However, that doesn’t sound like a good bet at this point.

Woodhead went down clutching his knee after taking a hit during Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. Woodhead was taken to the locker room soon after.

Here’s the play in which Woodhead was injured:

Woodhead, 31, is in the final year of his three-year, $7.25 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $2 million for the 2016 season.

This season, Woodhead has rushed for 116 yards on 19 carries (6.1 YPC) to go along with six receptions for 35 yards receiving and a touchdown.

We’ll have more regarding Woodhead’s injury as the news is available.

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