Chargers' Malcom Floyd hopeful of playing this season

San Digo Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd is expected to play this season after recovering from a neck injury that nearly ended his career, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Dr. Robert Watkins had an appointment with Floyd last week.

"The doc said … I'm at risk just like anybody else," Floyd said. There's not really a worry. … I'm feeling good. I think I feel like my old self."

Floyd, 32, got hurt on a hit from Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans, who was fined $21,000 for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area.

"I'm really excited to make plays again," Floyd said. "Hopefully, I can do more this year than I ever have."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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