San Diego Chargers place Mike Pouncey on IR with neck injury

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The litany of injuries continues for the Los Angeles Chargers, as the team announced that Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey has been placed on injured reserve with a neck issue. Pouncey is eligible to return to the active roster but would have to miss eight weeks. He suffered the neck injury during last weekend’s loss to the Denver Broncos. With Pouncey out, Dan Feeney will move over from left guard to center, while Forrest Lamp will move into the starting lineup at left guard. The Chargers…

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Jets TE Chris Herndon, back from suspension, has injured hamstring

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets get quarterback Sam Darnold back in the lineup this week, but they will have to wait longer for the return of tight end Chris Herndon. Herndon, eligible to play after a four-game suspension, is listed as week-to-week with a hamstring injury and is not expected to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. “It’s legit, it’s a legit hamstring,” coach Adam Gase said Wednesday. “It’s not ideal.” 1 Related Typical of the Jets’ recent luck with injuries, Herndon pulled his hamstring before he…

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