INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 10: Donald Parham #89 of the Los Angeles Chargers runs in for a touchdown after his catch during a 47-42 win over the Cleveland Browns at SoFi Stadium on October 10, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Chargers: Donald Parham injury update
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Donald Parham was carted off with a scary injury on Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Week 15 edition of Thursday Night Football between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers got off to a scary start after a player suffered a terrifying injury.
With the Chargers in the red zone, quarterback Justin Herbert threw a pass to tight end Donald Parham. While trying to make the catch, Parham hit the back of his head off the turf, and he lay motionless in the end zone.
Medical officials took off Parham’s face mask and loaded him onto a backboard, where he was eventually carted off the field.
Due to the severity of the injury, we are not going to include the video in this article. If you want to view it, you can do so by clicking this link.
Chargers: Donald Parham carted off field after scary injury in first quarter
Following the injury, the Chargers announced that Parham was on his way to the hospital for further evaluation.
Chargers say TE Donald Parham Jr. has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation.
— Eric Williams (@eric_d_williams) December 17, 2021
After spending stints with the Detroit Lions (2019), Washington Football Team (2019) and the XFL’s Dallas Renegades (2020), Parham signed with the Chargers in 2020. Parham played in 13 games his first year with Los Angeles, recording 10 receptions for 159 yards and three touchdowns.
Entering Thursday night, Parham caught 20-of-26 targets for 190 yards and three touchdowns in 13 games (nine starts).
We will continue to keep you updated on Parham once additional details are provided. Here’s hoping that he will be okay.