San Diego, CA- San Diego Chargers rookie cornerback Jason Verrett is active for tonight’s game against the Denver Broncos.
Jason Verrett was questionable heading into tonight’s game with a shoulder injury. Jason Verrett wasn’t able to play in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs due to a shoulder injury he suffered at the end of the Chargers 31-28 win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 6. Jason Verrett did participate in practice on a limited basis this week and there was hope that he would be able to go tonight. There going to need him.
Brandon Flowers suffered a concussion during Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and wasn’t able to practice at all this week. Even if the Chargers were playing on Sunday it would’ve been highly unlikely that Brandon Flowers would’ve been able to play. Brandon Flowers has made a huge impact on the Chargers defense this season. Flowers leads the team with two interceptions and has brought veteran leadership and toughness to a secondary that has been the weak spot in the Chargers defense the past few seasons.
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Richard Marshall who struggled mightily in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs is starting tonight at cornerback alongside Shareece Wright according to Michael Gehlken of UT-San Diego. Wright isn’t 100% either as he just returned to the Chargers starting lineup last week, after being out the past two weeks with a sprained MCL he suffered following an accidental collision with safety Jahleel Addae in the second quarter of Week 4’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Inactive for the Chargers are cornerback Steve Williams, running back Ryan Mathews and Donald Brown, linebackers Manti Te’o and Jerry Attaochu and defensive end Cordarro Law.