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Chargers DE Melvin Ingram is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Titans with the hamstring injury that cost him the past 2 weeks. The "doubtful" tag seems to mark a step down after Ingram entered each of the past 2 games questionable. Uchenna Nwosu should start again in Ingram's place.

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The Chargers on Friday placed DE Melvin Ingram on IR. That means he'll miss at least the next 3 games. It also marks the 2nd time this season that knee trouble has landed Ingram on IR. It's not clear yet whether this is the same issue. But you shouldn't count on Ingram returning to help your IDP lineup. The team has also ruled DE Uchenna Nwosu out for Sunday's game against the Bills. That likely means Isaach Rochell starting opposite Joey Bosa. The Chargers have also ruled CB Casey Hayward (groin) out for the Buffalo game.

The Chargers on Monday designated DE Melvin Ingram to return from IR. That gives the team 3 weeks to decide whether to activate Ingram or shut him down for the season. Ingram landed on IR with knee trouble but could return to action as soon as Sunday against the Jaguars. If he makes it back for that game, Ingram would be in serious consideration for IDP lineups. He's at least worth grabbing where available in leagues that start more than 1 D-lineman.

11:09pm EDT 9/26/20

The Chargers have placed DE Melvin Ingram (knee) on IR. The ailment came up suddenly late in the practice week, and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that he "should be back soon." Ingram will miss at least the next 3 games. DE Uchenna Nwosu steps into a starting role for that span, which finds matchups with the Panthers, Buccaneers and Saints.

Chargers DE Melvin Ingram is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Panthers. Ingram put in full practices Wednesday and Thursday but then suddenly sat out Friday with a knee injury. HC Anthony Lynn called it knee soreness that worsened from Thursday to Friday, according to Daniel Popper of The Athletic. Ingram's absence should put Uchenna Nwosu into the starting lineup.

Chargers DE Melvin Ingram hasn't been taking part in practice so far. HC Anthony Lynn has only called it "company business." According to Daniel Popper of The Athletic, though, "multiple team sources" have said Ingram is skipping practices because he's "dissatisfied with his contract situation." Ingram is taking part in meetings and other aspects, so it appears it's not technically a holdout. We'll see about Ingram's situation as we get closer to the season. Ingram's situation will also be interesting for future holdout candidates, now that the league's labor deal basically keeps players from actually holding out.

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