QB Justin Herbert day-to-day, 'feeling more comfortable,' says Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Six days eliminated from suffering a fracture to his rib cartilage, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is thought about everyday ahead of a Week 3 match versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Brandon Staley stated Wednesday.

“He’s gotten a lot of rest since the last game,” Staley stated. “He’s feeling more comfortable. I know that he was able to do some light throwing yesterday, some rotational work, but we’re just going to take it day by day and see where his comfort level is.”

Herbert did not toss any passes throughout the quick part of practice available to press reporters Wednesday. The third-year quarterback viewed as backup quarterbacks Chase Daniel and Easton Stick took tossing reps.

Herbert did take part in handing balls off to running backs and was noted as a restricted individual on the Chargers’ injury report.

Receiver Keenan Allen and tight end Donald Parham Jr., both of whom have actually been handling hamstring injuries, likewise went back to practice in a restricted capability.

Staley stated whether Herbert plays Sunday will be a choice that starts with the quarterback.

“It will start with him and then obviously him feeling good about what the medical team feels like is best, him weighing the options and then us making a good decision,” Staley stated.

The Chargers medical professional who is taking care of Herbert’s injury is being demanded medical malpractice by previous Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who is looking for a minimum of $5 million after suffering a punctured lung while being dealt with for a rib injury in 2020, according to copies of the initial claim and subsequent filings associated with the case acquired by ESPN.

When asked Wednesday if there was any uneasiness about Herbert’s treatment provided the current history of quarterback care, Staley stated the care of gamers is of utmost value.

“Any player that goes through something like this, that’s your biggest responsibility as a coach is to take care of your players, “Staley stated. “So I think we have full alignment with Justin and his family, his agents, and then the medical professionals, and that’s what we’re going to try to do is have alignment that way and just kind of trust the process and hopefully get him well soon.”

Herbert suffered the injury in last Thursday’s 27-24 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

With 5 minutes, 9 seconds staying in the video game, Chiefs protective end Mike Danna hit Herbert, leaving the quarterback resting on the field for a prolonged duration.

Herbert returned after missing out on just one play and was instantly strike once again, as he was squashed in between Chiefs pass-rushers Frank Clark and George Karlaftis. Herbert, nevertheless, stayed in the video game.

In 2 video games, Herbert has actually passed for 613 lawns and 6 goals, with an interception.

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