December 6, 1997 |
Quarterback Stan Humphries, after a series of concussions, was put on the injured reserve list Friday by the San Diego Chargers. Humphries has been sidelined since suffering the most serious concussion of his career Nov. 2 at Cincinnati. It was his second concussion in 18 days and fourth in 22 months. He has had six since 1993.
November 12, 1997 |
San Diego quarterback Stan Humphries said he is still showing symptoms of a concussion he suffered Nov. 2. His headaches are starting to go away, "but I'm having a lot of problems not sleeping," Humphries said. Third-year pro Craig Whelihan replaced Humphries in Sunday's loss to Seattle, and will make a second consecutive start against the visiting Oakland Raiders on Sunday night.
November 4, 1997 |
Admittedly scared about his future after suffering his second concussion in 18 days, San Diego quarterback Stan Humphries is not sure he'll play again. "When stuff happens like this, it gets frightening, especially when you have family and kids at home," Humphries told reporters in between appointments with specialists. Humphries, 32, has suffered three concussions in the last 11 months and four overall. His latest concussion came in the third quarter of Sunday's 38-31 loss at Cincinnati.
October 21, 1997 |
San Diego Charger quarterback Stan Humphries, who sustained a mild concussion last Thursday at Kansas City, said he expects to play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The concussion was Humphries' second in 11 months. It has left him with a continuing headache, but team doctors said he is fine, according to Coach Kevin Gilbride. * An MRI revealed that Seattle running back Lamar Smith sustained a stress fracture in his lower left leg against St. Louis on Sunday.
October 17, 1997 |
This wasn't a football game. It was a rock concert with helmets and shoulder pads. The San Diego Chargers, deafened by the roar of 77,196 Kansas City fans, committed a team-record 19 penalties Thursday night, including eight false starts and one delay of game, and virtually handed the Chiefs and their full-throated followers a 31-3 victory. "They were deaf," Kansas City linebacker Anthony Davis said. "They couldn't hear their quarterback, so they were looking at us.
September 16, 1997
San Diego Charger quarterback Stan Humphries, who lost three fumbles in Sunday's embarrassing home-opening loss to the Carolina Panthers, will start Sunday against Seattle. Coach Kevin Gilbride said. Jim Everett finished Sunday's game, leading to speculation that Gilbride would bench Humphries. Humphries has lost five fumbles in two starts.