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Jason Verrett has incurred another serious injury before
training camp even begins for the Los Angeles Chargers.

The former Pro Bowl cornerback tore his Achilles tendon Friday morning during
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, one day before the first practice of camp. The
Chargers will do more tests to determine the severity of the injury, but it's
another heartbreaking blow to a promising player who has been unable to stay
healthy in the NFL.

After making the Pro Bowl during the 2015 season, Verrett missed 12 games in
2016 and 15 games last season due to a persistent knee injury. He returned to
full practices during the Chargers' recent offseason workouts, and he was
thrilled for the opportunity to get back to the game.

Verrett has been unable to stay healthy since his Pro Bowl season. Three of
his four NFL seasons have ended early due to injuries Patrick
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, and he has missed 39 of 64 possible regular-season
games in his career since the Chargers drafted him in the first round in

Verrett had surgery to repair his ACL in 2016. He made it through just one
game last season before needing another knee surgery when the pain proved too

Injuries have dogged the Northern California native since his college career
at TCU, where he famously played his final season with a torn labrum in his
shoulder. Verrett has remained upbeat and encouraged through much of his injury
struggles, and he expressed optimism after participating in full practices last
month at minicamp.

"I dealt with so much adversity getting here, and then the fact that I dealt
with a lot of injuries Mike
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"Whenever other people are going through injuries, I feel like I know so much.
Tell them, 'Hey Jalen
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something the man above put on my plate so I'm able to be a gift for somebody

The Chargers begin camp Saturday morning at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in
Costa Mesa, California.

The Bengals took their first step in bolstering their
offensive line, signing former New York Giants tackle Bobby Hart on Wednesday.

Hart started 21 games for the Giants in the past three seasons Niles
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, including seven last season. He was a seventh-round
pick from Florida State in 2015.

The line was a major factor in the Bengals’ second straight season missing
out on the playoffs. They fired offensive line coach Paul Alexander and replaced
him with former Cowboys assistant coach Frank Pollack after the season. The
offense finished last in the league, and the running game was the least
productive in franchise history.

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