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Chargers LB Manti Te'o, punter Mike Scifres hurt in 1st half of playoff game against Denver


Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) slips away from San Diego Chargers punter Mike Scifres (5) on a return in the second quarter of an NFL AFC division playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Denver. Scifres was injured on the play. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) (The Associated Press)

San Diego linebacker Manti Te'o and punter Mike Scifres were shaken up late in the first half of Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos.

The Chargers had no immediate update on their conditions or if they would return.

Te'o was hurt trying to tackle running back Knowshon Moreno near the goal line. The rookie linebacker went into the locker room for evaluation.

Scifres was banged up trying to make a tackle on Eric Decker's long punt return. Scifres stayed down for several minutes before being helped to the sideline.


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