Chargers’ Eric Weddle (groin) might have to miss Raiders week

Eric Weddle's iron man streak might come to an abrupt end on Sunday.
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Eric Weddle could barely walk off Lambeau Field last weekend.

But it's still surprising that the durable Chargers star is less than a certainty to start on Sunday against the Raiders — even with a noticeable limp from a pulled groin.

“I'm just trying to get my feet under myself,” Weddle told ESPN's Eric D. Williams. “It's a long week, and a lot of stuff can happen. So I'm just going to get the guys ready and try to get myself ready.”

Weddle has been a stalwart in San Diego's secondary. He's averaged 931 snaps since his rookie season in 2008.

Head coach Mike McCoy hopes his star DB can heal in time for a divisional game, but knows that might but a tough ask.

“If for some reason he can't play, it will be other guys by a committee that will have to pick up for him,” McCoy said. “He's as smart as the come on the defensive side of the football — and that (comes) with experience.”

(h/t ESPN)

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