|Chargers QB Rivers questionable for AFC title game with knee injury|
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|Monday, 14 January 2008 13:05|
Rivers injured his medial collateral ligament when he landed awkwardly after completing a 56-yard screen pass to Darren Sproles for a touchdown on the final play of the third quarter in Sunday's 28-24 upset of Indianapolis.
Coach Norv Turner compared Rivers' situation with that of tight end Antonio Gates, who dislocated his left big toe in a wild-card win over Tennessee, sat out practice all week and then played against the Colts.
``Right now it's probably questionable in terms of playing in the game, but he's got a chance,'' Turner said Monday. ``That will be a day-to-day thing and we'll monitor it as the week goes on.''
Billy Volek took over and led the go-ahead drive, scoring the winning touchdown on a 1-yard sneak.
Two-time NFL rushing champion LaDainian Tomlinson sat out the second half with an injured left knee but said he expects to play.