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Orton has torn ligaments in ankle.

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by matilack, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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  2. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    So sad so sorry, paybacks hell isnt it!
     
  3. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    What a pity
     
  4. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    I still miss Cutler. :lol:
     
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  5. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    That to bad...
     
  6. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    I'd rather face Chris Simms than Cutler.

    Cutler's up and down. Sucks one week, great the next.

    Simms will just suck every week.
     
  7. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    He's still going to play with the torn ligaments.

    http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/n...playing-despite-torn-ligaments?urn=nfl,203644
     
  8. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

    Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan Well-Known Member

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    He wants to play, but can he with torn ligaments? Also, the Broncos have a short week as they play the Giants next Thursday

    If Simms does play, expect to see a lot of Moreno.
     
  9. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog I only put idiots on ignore...

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    If he does play, he'll be like a duck in a small pond, and the hunters will be all over him, coming through the rushes.

    Pointy :icon_twisted:
     
  10. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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  11. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Question, is it his back ankle that is injured? The one he has to plant on to throw properly?
     
  12. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    They're going to rip his foot off his leg! But honestly, it doesn't matter who's QB, they're going to still lose big to the Bolts.
     
  13. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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  14. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Exactly!!!
    Some people in here are talking like it's such a blessing that Orton is injured.
    First off, that's not right.
    Second, we should be able to beat them with Orton at 100%!!! If we can't, then we're NOT legit at all!!!
     
  15. Kwak

    Kwak ....

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    I heard it is his left ankle, so not the back plant foot. But if it is the front foot and he can not step into the throws very well, then the ball is going to sail on him.

    Also I just heard on ESPN that Marshall has a neck injury, but not sure how bad it is.
     
  16. WonderSlug

    WonderSlug Well-Known Member

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    Man, three straight highly-physical defenses in a row softened them up for us. :tup:
     
  17. Sandolf

    Sandolf Blue Moon Rising

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    Who cares about legit? They don`t engrave that word on any trophies. Just win.
     
  18. WonderSlug

    WonderSlug Well-Known Member

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    The 2005 season that the Steelers won the Super Bowl, they beat a Carson Palmer-less Bengals team in Cincy after knocking him out of the game on their first possession.

    Does that make the 2005 SB win not legit?

    When the Giants beat the Pats in the Super Bowl, Brady wasn't at 100%. He was still suffering from an ankle injury the Bolts gave him, and thus not that mobile. Does that make the Giants' SB victory not legit?
     
  19. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Thank you Jimminey Cricket...
     
  20. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    We can only beat who they put on the field on Sunday.
     
  21. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Yep. And beating Denver in Denver is always a big deal. It should always be considered a real win.

    And if this Chargers team beats this Denver team on Sunday... it is a sign that the Chargers are well on their way to becoming a legitimate contender.
     
  22. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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    are we happy now? :icon_shrug:
     
  23. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Yes.

    :icon_huh:
     
  24. coachmarkos

    coachmarkos BoltTalker

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    I tore 2 of the three sets of ligaments in my right ankle a few years back.

    Now, I'm not a pro athlete, and I don't have access to any fancy trainers and rehab equipment.

    But, It was SO Sore I had to wear a pretty restrictive ankle brace pretty much everywhere I went for about 2 weeks. At all times. It was VERY painful.

    Again, I'm sure Orton is in better condition than I was then, (even though I'm in good shape, but not NFL athlete shape) and I'm sure he's getting lots of ice, and electric stimulation, etc, etc... to speed up the healing process.

    But, it's going to hurt.
     
  25. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    No... Where is the beer?
     
  26. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    No beer..........Pepsi!!!!!!
     
  27. PB Bolt

    PB Bolt Well-Known Member

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    This news should affect nothing more than the spread. Boltz!
     
  28. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    :unsure: :no: :(
     
  29. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    You're on this forum wishing the H/C would get fired every single day Mr. Moral High Ground.

    STFU.

    Also, nice foreshadowing for this weeks excuse why we won but we still haven't beaten anyone worth a damn. Typical.
     
  30. Kwak

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    Orton with a gimpy ankle or Sims it shouldn't make a difference how the chargers play them.

    The D must stuff their run game and force them to throw. Clog the short to medium passing lanes and they should have success slowing down Denver's offense. As usual for the chargers D, it will all depend on how well DL can stand their ground.
     

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