The Chargers lost center Mike Pouncey for the season Thursday because of a hip problem he has been dealing with for years.
The team announced Pouncey would have surgery sometime this month.
“On top of being a Pro Bowl talent, he’s the ultimate captain, teammate and competitor,” general manager Tom Telesco said in a statement. “Quite simply, he’s one of the best leaders I’ve ever been around.”
Pouncey, 31, made