Second-degree MCL sprain to sideline LT six weeks

Updated: January 30, 2008, 7:18 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN.com

San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson was diagnosed Tuesday with a second degree knee sprain of the medial collateral ligament that will require at least six more weeks to heal, according to his agent, Tom Condon.

Condon told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Tomlinson was examined by Los Angeles orthopedic specialist Dr. Neal Elattrache, who said the injury was positioned near an attachment that also "caused disruption of the hamstring fibers."

"The doctor ...

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