Chargers face yet another season-ending injury

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, NOV. 1-2 - FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, San Diego Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett (22) celebrates after intercepting a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler, left, during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. Rookies, especially those selected high in the draft, not only are given a chance to prove themselves but are expected to contribute immediately. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Chargers CB Verrett Has Partially Torn ACL, Will Miss The Rest Of The Season
The report earlier today was that Jason Verrett had been dealing with knee soreness over the last two weeks and came to the team with the issue, concerned that he might have a torn ligament in his knee.

As it turns out, he was right.

Jason Verrett Pens Season Ending Letter to Fans – Chargers.com
I didn’t expect to hear I had a partially torn ACL. In my mind, whenever I feel anything in my body like that, I stay positive and keep going. Nobody in this league plays 100% healthy. So I didn’t think it was going to be what it was.

VIDEO: Jason Verrett Discusses His Torn ACL & Frustration On Another Lost Season
Chargers CB Jason Verrett discusses finding out he has a torn ACL and his frustration at another lost season.

AUDIO: Brandon Mebane “The Return Of The Bosa, That’s What We’re Saying”
Brandon Mebane on why the season isn’t over for the Chargers, dealing with non stop injuries and why he expects Joey Bosa will be ready to face the Raiders.

VIDEO: Hits Keep Coming For Beaten Up Bolts & Will Bosa Finally Play?
Yet another blow for the beaten up Chargers after an MRI reveals Jason Verrett has a partially torn ACL and is lost for the season. But what other obstacles are facing the desperate Bolts as they prepare for the Raiders and will Joey Bosa finally make his debut?

Chargers are wasting Philip Rivers’ career – San Diego Union-Tribune
There is no reason to believe the Chargers will win a Super Bowl in the three to five years Rivers has remaining. (More on that time frame later.)

For all the bad luck the Chargers have endured, there is more to this. It’s a toxic ethos they thought they had eradicated but obviously have no idea how to truly remedy.

Giants beat Mets 3-0 in nail-biting NL wild-card game – USA Today
No player from either team reached third base until the eighth inning, when Giants third baseman Conor Gillaspie advanced from second on a passed ball by Mets catcher Rene Rivera. Gillaspie was stranded there when Mets reliever Addison Reed fanned Hunter Pence with the bases loaded.

AUDIO: Dave Roberts: “I Wouldn’t Change A Thing And I Couldn’t Be Happier”
Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts reflects on where he was a year ago and the journey his team has gone on heading into the postseason.

Renfroe, Lamet named Padres’ prospects of year – Padres.com
In case his first full week in the big leagues wasn’t enough to remind Padres fans of his bright future, right fielder Hunter Renfroe took home yet another Minor League honor, named as the club’s hitting prospect of the year by MLB.com.

AUDIO: DJ Pumphrey: “I’m Looking To Win Ball Games Not Worried About The Heisman”
SDSU Senior RB DJ Pumphrey joined Scott and BR to talk about the loss to South Alabama, why the Top 25 ranking might have been a distraction to the team, why he’s not worried about winning the Heisman trophy and he looks ahead to UNLV.

PODCAST: Tottenham Can Win The Premier League
Paul Arriola joins the Unnamed Soccer Podcast to preview the USMNT’s trip to Havana, Cuba plus Darren and Jordan discuss the Premier League, La Liga, Liga MX and more..

Donald Trump is Tearing the NFL Apart – Bleacher Report
Fights. Friendships ended. Racial divides. Requirements not to talk about a combustible candidate on team property. B/R Mag’s examination of the football locker room electorate reveals that America’s most popular sport is just as politically divided as the nation itself.

Johnny Manziel reinstated by NFL after suspension – USA Today
Manziel, 23, already was free to sign anywhere after the Cleveland Browns dropped him in March and he cleared waivers. But it remains to be seen when or if the onetime Heisman Trophy winner gets another opportunity, given all the chances he’s already blown in the NFL.

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