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Jaguars vs. Chargers injury news: Manti Te'o reportedly out with foot fracture

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The Chargers will be without one of their better players on defense as linebacker Manti Te'o will be out against the Jaguars on Sunday.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars aren't the only team having to deal with injuries to defensive starters as the San Diego Chargers will reportedly be without linebacker Manti Te'o for several weeks.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Te'o will miss "significant time" after suffering a foot fracture.

Through three weeks with the Chargers, Te'o has played 72% of the team's defensive snaps. Although he's been primarily used in pass coverage, he's also the team's leading tackler.

Starting on Sunday at middle linebacker will likely be fifth-year linebacker Kavell Conner, who signed with the team in March after injury concerns started to surface for Te'o. Conner was a seventh-round draft pick in 2010 and spent his first four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, starting 36 games for the Jaguars' division rival.