It's never good seeing the three letters "ACL" next to a player's name.
At practice Tuesday, Danario Alexander, arguably considered the Chargers' top receiver, went down on a play and appeared to injure his right knee. At the time, it scared many people based on the history of his weak knees. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Alexander's injury was minor.
Mike McCoy confirmed Danario Alexander's knee ailment is nothing serious. Got "dinged."
— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) August 6, 2013
Around four hours later, the news broke that Danario Alexander tore his anterior cruciate ligament on the play and will miss the entire season. Tough break for a player who has battled injuries throughout his entire career.
As sad as it is, the Chargers must move on without him. Here are a few things they can do to not miss a beat.