Eddie Royal injury: Chargers WR hospitalized at practice
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal suffered a scare during Saturday's practice that resulted in the sixth-year veteran being taken to the hospital in the back of an ambulance, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
After the practice, Chargers head coach Mike McCoy addressed the media regarding the injury (via Chargers.com):
Royal, 27, is entering his second season with the Chargers after he signed a three-year deal in 2012 worth $13.5 million. He was drafted in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos and played four seasons with the team.
In 67 career games, Royal has tallied 229 career receptions for 2,341 yards with 10 touchdowns. He also has experience as a punt returner and has a career average of 11.1 yards per punt return, including two touchdowns.
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