With the No. 50 pick in the NFL Draft, the
The Chargers traded up with the Dolphins to make the pick, giving up pick No. 57 and No. 125 overall.
Attaochu is 6-foot-3, 252 pounds. He finished his career at Georgia Tech with 31.5 sacks, which is No. 1 in school history.
He will provide the Chargers with an outside rush presence and help the
San Diego forced two turnovers, including an acrobatic interception by safety
Ingram has yet to play this season, due to a torn ACL suffered in the offseason. He register 41 tackles and one sack while appearing in all 16 games as a rookie a year ago.
He could be ready soon, though there is no indication as to when he might be brought off the PUP list, according to ESPN.com. Ingram is eligible to be activated, but the team has a five-week window to bring him back, and they might not be ready to make that decision just yet.
"Melvin's working extremely hard to get back," head coach Mike McCoy said Wednesday. "We're going to do what’s best for him and the rest of the team. If you asked Melvin, he would've told you a month and a half ago he could've played. But that's been his approach from the day he got hurt here, is that he would be back, and don't worry about it."
Ingram is just five months removed from surgery, a very limited time frame when judged against the 9-12 months this injury usually requires.
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||41||27.0||14||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||5|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||4||8||4.0||4||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||2||-1||-0.5||0||0||0|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||4||0||0||---||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2012||San Diego Chargers||16||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Diego Chargers||4||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
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