Curtis Brinkley set to play vs. Packers

Updated: November 4, 2011, 7:43 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Chargers backup running back Curtis Brinkley practiced Friday, his first session since sustaining a concussion Monday night at Kansas City.

That means San Diego has a back to spell starter Mike Tolbert when the struggling Chargers host the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Brinkley passed the NFL's official concussion test on Thursday and was cleared to practice and play. He is listed as probable and will play.

Ryan Mathews did ...

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