SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers right guard D.J. Fluker is expected to miss considerable time with what is believed to be a high ankle sprain.
Fluker was hurt in the third quarter of Sunday's 33-28 victory against Detroit in which the Chargers scored 30 straight points to rally from a 21-3 deficit.
As usual, coach Mike McCoy declined to be specific, other than to say Fluker's left ankle isn't broken. When asked if it was a high sprain, McCoy said: ''He has an ankle injury.'' The coach said Fluker was ''a little sore.''
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Fluker was on the ground for several minutes and it took three people to lift him onto a cart, including big left tackle King Dunlap.
Fluker was playing his first game at guard. He played right tackle his first two seasons.
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