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Former First-Round Pick "Likely" Out For Season After Injury

Two Los Angeles Chargers helmets sitting on the field.

CARSON, CA - DECEMBER 31: A general view of StubHub Center prior to the game between the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders at StubHub Center on December 31, 2017 in Carson, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Chargers received more bad injury news this week. Corner Jason Verrett reportedly suffered a season-ending injury during conditioning drills on Friday afternoon.

Year-in and year-out, the Chargers are picked as a favorite in the AFC. Then something goes tragically wrong during training camp, and the team is depleted with injuries.

That was the case once again after Verrett was injured during practice. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team is concerned that Verrett tore his Achilles.

The injury would end Verrett's 2018 season before it began.

The former first round pick has been crushed by injuries during his NFL career, especially over the past three seasons. Verrett suffered a torn ACL early in the 2016 season, and then suffered another ACL injury during Week 1 of the 2017 campaign.

This will likely be the third season-ending injury Verrett has sustained over the past three years.

It's the latest in a sting of bad luck for the Chargers. The team lost starting tight end, and potential breakout star, Hunter Henry to a torn ACL earlier this year.