Chargers Could Get Star Player Back For Game vs. Chiefs

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While the Los Angeles Chargers likely won't go full force in Thursday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs,

They could welcome a major offseason apart from folding.

According to the team's latest injury report, cornerback J.C. Jackson was a limited practice participant on Tuesday.

This gives the star free-agent some hope of debuting his Chargers in Week 2.

Jackson missed Sunday's opening win of the season over the Las Vegas Raiders with an ankle injury.

Courtesy of the Charger Report's Nick Cottrell, head coach Brandon Staley said that Jackson is "improving,"

But they will have to see how they perform during Wednesday's practice.

"I think he's going in the right direction," Staley said, "but I think there's still a lot to be decided before game time on Thursday night."

Jackson signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal with the Chargers after collecting 17 interceptions in his last two seasons with the New England Patriots.

He earned his first Pro Bowl nod in 2021.

Staley would definitely like to have a shutdown cornerback on the field against Patrick Mahomes,

who engulfed the Arizona Cardinals for 360 passing yards and five touchdowns in the deciding Week 1 win.

However, Keenan Allen is less likely to follow suit. Staley said "it doesn't look great" to the wide receiver,

Joe missed Tuesday's practice due to a hamstring injury.

Amazon Prime will stream the AFC West matchup between Los Angeles and Kansas City at 8:15 pm. ET.