By SI Wire
October 30, 2014

San Diego Chargers rookie cornerback Jason Verrett could miss two to three weeks and will consider surgery to repair his injured shoulder, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported on Thursday morning. 

Verrett saw a specialist on Tuesday after the team's 35-21 loss to the Denver Broncos last Thursday night. He was diagnosed with a torn labrum that will keep him out of San Diego's game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

The Chargers will re-evaluate the injury after the team's bye during Week 10.

Chargers' Brown cleared after missing 3 games

According to Rapoport, the Chargers will not explore surgical options until the offseason. 

Verrett also had surgery in March to repair a torn labrum that kept him out of spring practice. 

The 2014 first-round pick was expected to miss his second straight game in Week 8, but he returned on a short week to take the field against the Broncos.

Verrett aggravated his shoulder helping shore up the San Diego secondary against Peyton Manning and the Denver offense.

NFL Power Rankings: Broncos remain on top, Lions climb into top five

San Diego will monitor his recuperation over the next few weeks, according to Kevin Patra at If Verrett's inflammation improve he could make a return.

The Chargers, 5-3 and second to the Broncos in the AFC West heading into their matchup in Miami, will field a defense that is now without Verrett and several others, including cornerback Brandon Flowers. 

- Josh Sanchez

You May Like