Gates to undergo MRI on ankle Monday - [Full Article]

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates left Sunday's 20-17 loss to the St. Louis with a left ankle injury.

He will undergo an X-ray and an MRI on Monday in San Diego.

Gates injured his left ankle in the second quarter. He came back on the field for a series before he was taken to the locker room late in the first half. He was not on the sideline for the second half.

Gates got hurt blocking on a carry by running back Ryan Mathews.

"I got tripped up and I guess some guys fell on the back of my leg," said Gates, who was wearing a walking cast in the locker room. "That's initially how it started. Then on a pass down the middle on the last play I was in, someone fell on my ankle. I just couldn't go. I couldn't move."

San Diego coach Norv Turner said he is unaware of how seriously Gates is hurt.

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