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Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Evening AFC West news and notes

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com’s Bill Williamson

San Diego standout center Nick Hardwick made significant but incremental progress Wednesday by practicing on a limited basis. He has been out since suffering a major ankle injury in Week 1 at Oakland. He had surgery and there were initial thoughts he’d be out until December.

He could potentially come back in two to three weeks. Hardwick’s return could be a major boost for San Diego, especially in the running game.

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