Malcom Floyd Injury: Updates on Chargers WR's Jaw

Adam WellsFeatured ColumnistNovember 11, 2012

November 1, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd (80) celebrates after a touchdown reception during the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers won 31-13. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE
Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd had to leave Sunday's game against Tampa Bay with a hurt jaw, according to Michael Fabiano of NFL.com.

Malcom Floyd apparently has a jaw injury. Questionable to return.

— Michael Fabiano (@Michael_Fabiano) November 11, 2012

Apparently the injury was not too severe, as Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Floyd is already back on the field. 

Malcom Floyd back in game for Chargers' third offensive series.

— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) November 11, 2012

Upon returning, Floyd caught a three-yard touchdown pass from Philip Rivers to give the Chargers a 21-17 lead just before halftime. 

Floyd entered Week 10 leading the Chargers in receptions (33) and receiving yards (509). He is tied for third on the team with two touchdown catches. He is the only player on the team with more than 300 receiving yards entering today's game.