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Chargers’ Team Doctor Accidentally Punctures QB Tyrod Taylor’s Lung

Chargers’ Team Doctor Accidentally Punctures QB Tyrod Taylor’s Lung. Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor was forced to sit out of last Sunday’s game after a stunning medical mishap. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Taylor’s lung was accidentally punctured by the team doctor just before kickoff. The Chargers were facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs in week 2 of the NFL season. . The unnamed doctor was reportedly trying to give Taylor a pain-killing injection for his cracked ribs. . Taylor was incapacitated by the injury, and rookie Justin Herbert was forced to step up and make his NFL debut. . Chargers coach Anthony Lynn has since said that Taylor will be back as their starting quarterback, but doctors disagree. Schefter reports that Taylor has since been advised to not play for an indefinite amount of time. Doctors have advised Tyrod Taylor not to play "indefinitely” due to his punctured lung. The Chargers were hoping Taylor would be able to start Sunday, but doctors are against it, Adam Schefter, via Twitter