The Chargers’ defense should soon be getting some reinforcement.
On Thursday, Los Angeles designated edge defender Joey Bosa for return from injured reserve. Bosa has spent most of the regular season on IR after sustaining a groin injury that required surgery in Week 3.
Bosa can begin practicing with the team as soon as Thursday, opening a 21-day window in which he participates in all team activities without counting against the 53-man roster.
He may be activated during those three weeks, at which point he would be eligible to play in the Bolts’ remaining games, including the playoffs.
Getting the four-time Pro Bowler is enormous for a defense that has finally gotten into stride in the past three games.
During the first two games of the season, Bosa and his partner-in-crime Khalil Mack combined for 5.5 sacks, 20 quarterback pressures, and 13 hurries.