Breathe a sigh of relief, everyone.
On Thursday, it was reported that center Corey Linsley returned to practice as a full participant, calming the minds of the fan base just a day after he sat out with a back injury. According to Brandon Staley when he spoke to the media earlier this week, Linsley’s back “tightened up” on him against Denver and the team wasn’t going to push him to return.
#Chargers fans can breathe a sigh of relief. C Corey Linsley was back at practice today.— Taylor Bisciotti (@TaylorBisciotti) January 6, 2022
The Chargers are going to need all hands on deck for their for their showdown with the Raiders in the regular season finale. Getting a captain back and their leader up front is massive and cannot be understated.
Next up, let’s get Drue Tranquill healthy and then we’ll be cooking with gas.
And now for today’s links.
Justin Herbert sprinted away from a sophomore slump (Chargers.com)
Three takeaways from Thursday’s press conferences (Chargers.com)
Corey Linlsey returned to practice on Thursday (Chargers Wire)
Should the Chargers trade for Calvin Ridley? (Bolt Beat)
How playoff hopefuls can win in week 18 to punch their playoff ticket (ESPN+)
Current NFL playoff picture (ESPN)
Insider notes ahead of week 18 (CBS Sports)
Baker Mayfield called out trade rumors (Bleacher Report)
Who are the NFL’s top five receivers? (NFL.com)
What to watch for in Saturday’s doubleheader (NFL.com)