LA Chargers QB has lung accidentally punctured by team doctor

The announcement got here Wednesday from the NFL Gamers Affiliation, which has now introduced an investigation into the incident.

“Our clinical and prison group had been in contact with Tyrod and his agent since Sunday accumulating details. An investigation has been initiated,” stated George Atallah, the NFLPA’s assistant govt director of exterior affairs, in a tweet Wednesday.

Taylor, who was once scheduled to start out in opposition to the Kansas Town Chiefs this previous Sunday, was once taken to the sanatorium after he skilled issue respiring, consistent with a observation from the Chargers. He was once later discharged.

The damage isn’t career-threatening and the group physician “simply made a mistake,” stated head trainer Anthony Lynn at a information convention Wednesday.

“I’m really not indignant in any respect. It occurs,” Lynn stated. “I will’t cross into information about it. There was once a complication with the shot. Nobody is best possible. It occurs. The physician, I do know, is a superb guy. It was once unlucky.”

The Chargers are set to play Sunday in opposition to the Carolina Panthers. Taylor isn’t anticipated to play.

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