The Chargers have ruled LB Jatavis Brown (knee) and CB Brandon Flowers (concussion) out for Sunday's game against the Texans. That leaves Korey Toomer starting next to LB Denzel Perryman, who's ready to return from his hamstring injury. Perryman's a halftime player when healthy, so we'd bet on Toomer retaining a 3-down role and a solid IDP profile this week.

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Chargers LB Jatavis Brown (ankle) is inactive for the 2nd straight game. LB Denzel Perryman (ankle) is once again active. Both entered the day questionable. Perryman barely played despite being active in Week 1, and Brown isn't likely to enter the starting lineup even when he's healthy. We'll see if the Chargers alter their LB playing time at all, but these situations looked irrelevant in Week 1.

Chargers LB Denzel Perryman is questionable for Sunday's opener against the Colts because of an ankle injury. He put in limited practices all week, which would suggest he's a decent bet to play. Perryman hasn't been an every-snap LB even when healthy though and makes for just a middling IDP option. LB Jatavis Brown is doubtful for the game after missing practice all week with his own ankle injury. It's not clear how much that matters, though. The team website lists Thomas Davis and Uchenna Nwosu as starters next to MLB Perryman. Various injuries have kept us from being able to confirm that via preseason action. This is a situation to avoid for now in most IDP leagues.

The Chargers will be without LB Jatavis Brown (groin) and LB Kyzir White (knee) for today's game against the Browns. That leaves the defense down to its #3 weak-side LB, with only Denzel Perryman as an IDP option in the LB corps.

Chargers LB Denzel Perryman (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders. He'll carry upside into that one if active, but the hammy makes him tough to use in IDP lineups even if Perryman starts. The Chargers have also ruled out S Adrian Phillips (ankle).

Chargers DT Corey Liuget (back) is inactive for today's game against the Broncos. He's not a terrific IDP option when healthy, so his status shouldn't affect fantasy lineups. S Adrian Phillips (neck) is active but hasn't seen consistent enough playing time yet to be an IDP option.

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