The Chargers reportedly feared Floyd had suffered a season-ending knee injury after he crumpled to the turf during practice Monday. It would have been a calamitous setback for the Chargers, who still are dealing with the fallout of Danario Alexander's torn ACL a week earlier.
An initial MRI of Floyd's injury revealed a strain, with more tests to come. Floyd knows he lucked out.
"It could have been worse. ... (The knee) feels better than it did yesterday," Floyd told reporters Tuesday, via U-T San Diego. "Fortunately, I kind of dodged a bullet."
Floyd admitted his concern that his career could be over at the time of the injury. That won't be the case, though Floyd will get a second opinion on the injury from Dr. James Andrews.
Floyd likely is sidelined for the rest of camp. He hopes to be ready for the start of the Chargers' regular season. That might be pushing it, but Floyd has reason to smile anyway.The Around The League Podcast is now on iTunes! Listen to the latest episode featuring Rich Eisen.