The chargers may not be on the Earl Thomas market, but they also sound as if they know they will be without Dervin James for a long time.
James suffered a meniscus injury over the weekend and is expected to miss a “significant amount of time”, and coach Anthony Lynn sets a grim tone after visiting the star.
“I just wanted to be there with the young man,” Lynn said through Jeff Miller of Los Angeles Times This can be difficult if he has to sit for another year. We don’t know. He is a strong young man. Will be fine. ”
Lynn offered a few other details about James, and the team’s statement Monday morning was also extremely vague.
“Safety Dervin James suffered a right knee injury during yesterday’s training session,” the team said. “He will continue to be evaluated and no deadline has been set for his return.”
This was reminiscent of their initial statement last year, when he suffered a stressful fracture in the foot, which cost him the first 11 games of the season.