Chargers lose WR Williams to torn ACL

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(AP) -- Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee.

The team said an MRI on Monday morning confirmed the ACL tear. There isn't a timetable on surgery since the swelling in the knee needs to go down.

Williams suffered the injury late in the third quarter of Sunday's 28-24 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The seventh-year receiver had a catch for an 11-yard gain when the injury took place.

Raiders place QB Garoppolo in protocol

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is in concussion protocol, putting his status in question for when Las Vegas visits the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.

Garoppolo was injured in Sunday night's 23-18 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. (MORE)

Padres brush off reports of dysfunction

SAN DIEGO (AP) Less than a year after a stirring run to the NL Championship Series, the high-priced, underperforming San Diego Padres are defending themselves against reports there is a lack of clubhouse leadership within a dysfunctional organization.

While hinting that there have been issues in the clubhouse, right-hander Joe Musgrove said they have been addressed following a story in the San Diego Union-Tribune that questioned the clubhouse culture and a story in The Athletic that suggested cultural issues and dysfunction extend up to general manager A.J. Preller. (MORE)

Burrow iffy for SB 56 rematch vs. Rams

CINCINNATI (AP) The last thing Joe Burrow saw in Super Bowl 56 was Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald slinging him to the ground.

Donald made it look too easy, charging around blockers, wrapping up the Cincinnati quarterback and throwing him down on fourth-and-1 as Burrow tossed an errant desperation pass. (MORE)

Bucs host Eagles in matchup of 2-0 teams

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers insist they aren't listening to “noise” outside their locker rooms.

The unbeaten NFC rivals meet in prime time Monday night, each sporting 2-0 records that have spawned questions about realistic expectations for the season. (MORE)

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