Los Angeles Chargers

Stadium: StubHub Center | Coach: Anthony Lynn
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense14th94.4 (26th)262.4 (7th)
Defense16th97.9 (10th)249.2 (20th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
37Addae, Jahleel SS5-101951/24/19905Central Michigan
13Allen, Keenan WR6-22114/27/19925California
97Attaochu, Jeremiah OLB6-32521/17/19934Georgia Tech
 Baker, Toby P6-32109/18/1993RArkansas
72Barksdale, Joe T6-53261/4/19887Louisiana State
 Barner, Kenjon RB5-91954/28/19904Oregon
12Benjamin, Travis WR5-1017512/29/19896Miami (Fla.)
 Bercovici, Mike QB6-02042/9/1993RArizona State
99Bosa, Joey DE6-52807/11/19952Ohio State
 Boston, Tre DB6-12056/25/19924North Carolina
 Boyko, Brett T6-63018/4/19921Nevada-Las Vegas
57Brown, Jatavis ILB5-112212/18/19942Akron
 Brown, Da'Ron WR6-01999/21/19911Northern Illinois
 Burse, Isaiah WR5-1018712/8/19913Fresno State
 Burwell, Tyreek T6-63103/11/19923Cincinnati
 Carrethers, Ryan NT6-13332/26/19914Arkansas State
63Clark, Donavon G6-431511/12/19922Michigan State
10Clemens, Kellen QB6-22206/6/198312Oregon
 Cleveland, Asante TE6-52603/21/19923Miami (Fla.)
 Culkin, Sean TE6-6250//RMissouri
87Cumberland, Jeff TE6-42605/2/19878Illinois
 Davis, Michael CB6-2196//RBrigham Young
81Davis, Geremy WR6-22171/10/19923Connecticut
 DeBoer, Dillon C6-52457/26/1994RFlorida Atlantic
77Dunlap, King (FA) T6-93309/14/198510Auburn
48Dzubnar, Nick LB6-12408/15/19913Cal Poly-S.L.O.
 Ekeler, Austin RB5-9190//RWestern State (Colo.)
51Emanuel, Kyle OLB6-32508/16/19913North Dakota State
 Eulls, Kaleb DT6-43096/28/19912Mississippi State
 Evans, Randall CB6-019512/26/19911Kansas State
27Farrow, Kenneth RB5-92193/7/19932Houston
 Feeney, Dan G6-43045/29/1994RIndiana
24Flowers, Brandon (FA) CB5-91872/18/198610Virginia Tech
74Franklin, Orlando (FA) G6-631512/16/19877Miami (Fla.)
85Gates, Antonio TE6-42556/18/198015Kent State
28Gordon, Melvin RB6-12154/13/19933Wisconsin
75Hairston, Chris T6-63304/26/19896Clemson
 Harris, Nigel LB6-0190//RSouth Florida
26Hayward, Casey CB5-111929/9/19896Vanderbilt
86Henry, Hunter TE6-525012/7/19942Arkansas
36Hillman, Ronnie (FA) RB5-101959/14/19916San Diego State
54Ingram, Melvin OLB6-22474/26/19896South Carolina
15Inman, Dontrelle WR6-32051/31/19894Virginia
 Jenkins, Rayshawn SAF6-122011/25/1994RMiami (Fla.)
 Jenkins, Eli QB6-22058/7/1994RJacksonville State
11Johnson, Steve (FA) WR6-22077/22/198610Kentucky
 Jones, Jamaal WR6-11871/31/1993RMontana
8Kaser, Drew P6-22062/11/19932Texas A&M
 King, Desmond SAF5-1020612/14/1994RIowa
 Koo, Younghoe K5-91948/3/1994RGeorgia Southern
2Lambo, Josh K6-021511/19/19903Texas A&M
 Lamp, Forrest G6-43002/21/1994RWestern Kentucky
46Landrum, Chris LB6-22459/14/19922Jacksonville State
 Lee, Mike CB6-11856/26/19911Fort Valley State
98Lissemore, Sean (FA) NT6-33039/11/19878William & Mary
94Liuget, Corey DE6-23003/18/19907Illinois
20Lowery, Dwight FS5-112121/23/198610San Jose State
29Mager, Craig CB5-112006/11/19923Texas State
 McCain, Chris LB6-523611/21/19913California
33McCluster, Dexter (FA) WR5-81708/25/19888Mississippi
23McCoil, Dexter SS6-42209/5/19912Tulsa
27McDonald, Adrian DB5-91903/18/19941Houston
84McGrath, Sean TE6-525912/3/19873Henderson State
92Mebane, Brandon NT6-13111/15/198511California
 Moore, Charmeachealle LB6-02161/30/1993RKansas State
 Okung, Russell T6-531010/7/19878Oklahoma State
43Oliver, Branden RB5-82085/7/19914Buffalo
 Onwualu, James LB6-1232//RNotre Dame
 Paige, Mitchell WR5-71817/19/1993RIndiana
95Palepoi, Tenny DE6-129812/19/19904Utah
 Patton, Andre WR6-41945/28/1994RRutgers
53Perry, Joshua ILB6-42534/26/19942Ohio State
52Perryman, Denzel ILB5-1124012/5/19923Miami (Fla.)
31Phillips, Adrian SS5-112103/28/19923Texas
93Philon, Darius DE6-13001/22/19943Arkansas
73Pulley, Spencer C6-43084/4/19932Vanderbilt
38Reed, Trovon CB6-019112/30/19902Auburn
91Reid, Caraun DT6-229811/23/19914Princeton
17Rivers, Philip QB6-522812/8/198114North Carolina State
 Rochell, Isaac DT6-42824/22/1995RNotre Dame
 Scott, Artavis WR5-1019310/12/1994RClemson
68Slauson, Matt C6-53152/18/19869Nebraska
71Square, Damion NT6-22932/6/19895Alabama
 Stewart, Brandon CB6-0171//RKansas
25Stuckey, Darrell DB5-112126/16/19878Kansas
 Tevi, Sam T6-531111/15/1994RUtah
56Toomer, Korey ILB6-223512/9/19884Idaho
62Tuerk, Max C6-52981/27/19942USC
22Verrett, Jason CB5-101886/18/19914Texas Christian
 Watson, Brad CB6-02008/20/1995RWake Forest
34Watt, Derek FB6-223411/7/19922Wisconsin
79Wiggins, Kenny G6-63148/8/19884Fresno State
 Williams, Andre RB6-02208/28/19923Boston College
16Williams, Tyrell WR6-42052/12/19923Western Oregon
 Williams, Mike WR6-422510/4/1994RClemson
42Williams, Trevor CB5-111919/15/19932Penn State
47Windt, Mike LS6-12375/29/19868Cincinnati
Injured Players
59Hekking, Brock (IR) LB6-325010/6/19912Nevada
70Johnstone, Tyler (IR) T6-53019/29/1992ROregon
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
L.A. Chargers6-5311.86-2300.425.52136
 
 
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Position Listing
Kyle Emanuel
No Updates
Melvin Gordon
News
Gordon, who participated in the team's first on-field workout of the offseason, is still recovering from knee and hip injuries that sidelined him for the final three games of the 2016 season, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.

Head coach Anthony Lynn seems to be happy with Gordon's recovery progression stemming from a Week 14 dual hip and knee strains, although he admits the team is taking it slowly with its former first-round pick. "Right now he's kind of doing more things straight ahead, and as we continue on he'll do more lateral movements. But right now he's doing good." One of last year's breakout running backs, Gordon figures to be a major part of the Chargers offense once he returns to full health, especially with former receiving threat Danny Woodhead now in Baltimore. While there's a chance Gordon could see his carries reduced given Lynn's hope to involve multiple running backs in the game plan, the Wisconsin alum should nevertheless be an attractive fantasy option come the start of the new year.

Injury
Knee - PCL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Darrell Stuckey
News
Stuckey injured his knee during the Chargers' season finale Sunday against the Chiefs.

The Chargers' season is over and Stuckey will have plenty of time to return to full health in time for the start of the 2017 campaign.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Denzel Perryman
News
Perryman (knee) finished the season with 72 tackles, two sacks and one interception.

Perryman has yet to play a full season since the Chargers drafted the linebacker in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft. While the 23-year-old has taken on more of a leadership role within the defense, injuries have dampened what was a generously optimistic IDP value heading into the year. While Perryman is expected to start at one of the two inside linebacker spots next season, his injury history will likely give IDP owners pause before drafting him next year.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Dwight Lowery
News
Lowery ended the 2016 campaign with 60 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery to go along with a defensive touchdown.

Lowery's tackle numbers took a major dip after one-year stints with both the Falcons and Colts, but the veteran safety was a reliable presence for the Chargers in a season filled with injuries and turmoil. Still two years left on his deal, Lowery is expected to return to the starting lineup next season, but likely should only be considered an IDP option in the deepest of leagues.

Andre Williams
News
Williams re-signed with the Chargers on Thursday, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports.

A 2014 fourth-round selection, Williams was released by the Giants prior to Week 1 of last season. He then caught on in San Diego, where he was either a healthy scratch or a practice squad member until Week 17, when injuries higher up the depth chart gave him the opportunity to take 18 carries for 87 yards. Williams likely will have to compete for a roster spot in training camp.

Nick Dzubnar
News
Dzubnar (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday, ESPN reports.

The special teams stud went down in Week 4 with a knee injury, but the specifics of which are unclear. DT Damion Square was activated to take his place on the Chargers' active roster.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Orlando Franklin
News
Franklin was released by the Chargers on Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Franklin inked a five-year, $36.5 million deal with the Chargers back in 2015, but after seeing the team invest draft picks in younger, less expensive options, the 29-year-old has now been cut loose. Considering Franklin has started all 89 of his career appearances, the veteran is destined to land elsewhere ahead of training camp.

Travis Benjamin
News
Benjamin (knee), not Mike Williams, is listed as the No. 3 wide receiver for the Chargers according to ESPN's Eric Williams.

Williams cautions that Benjamin seems to have a precipitous hold on the No. 3 WR job, as the No. 7 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Mike Williams, could push him for the starting spot. However, the two wideouts play vastly different positions within the offensive scheme, meaning should Benjamin lose his starting spot he still figures to play a smaller role as a stretch-the-field speedster on the outside, or even in the slot. Given the draft capital invested in Williams, it seems likely the Clemson product will see the field sooner rather than later mitigating Benjamin's fantasy value, but don't rule out the 27-year-old in best-ball formats, where his speed and big-play ability could help him score highly on random weeks.

Injury
Knee - PCL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Antonio Gates
News
New head coach Anthony Lynn said he plans to use Gates and Hunter Henry together, but the frequency with which the team uses two-tight end formations will depend on the opponent, Chargers.com reports.

Gates and Henry combined for 15 touchdowns last season, with the former getting more volume and the latter producing much more efficiently on a per-target basis. The team did make use of two-TE formations at times, but Gates and Henry still cut into each other's snap counts, with both finishing the year at fewer than 600 snaps. While the 22-year-old Henry will rightfully enter 2017 as the preferred commodity, Gates could still retain a significant role in the San Diego passing game, particularly near the goal line.

Isaiah Burse
News
Burse signed his exclusive-rights contract tender with the Chargers on Monday, Ricky Henne of the team's official site reports.

Burse was on and off the Chargers' practice squad last season, and when he did see game action, it was usually on special teams as the team's primary return man. Look for him to carry on in a similar role in 2017.

Chris Hairston
No Updates
Tyrell Williams
News
The Chargers surprisingly opted to use the No. 7 overall pick in the 2017 draft on Clemson wideout Mike Williams, who will join a receiving corps that already includes (Tyrell) Williams, Keenan Allen (knee) and Travis Benjamin (knee), Dan Woike of The Los Angeles Times reports.

Tyrell Williams entered 2016 as the Chargers' No. 3/4 wideout but finished the season as the team's go-to target, outlasting Allen (torn ACL) and outplaying Benjamin. With all three wideouts expected to be healthy by Week 1, it came as a major surprise when the Chargers selected Mike Williams instead of a defensive player in the first round. The end result is a very crowded receiving corps, though in light of what happened last season it would seem Benjamin's workload is in more danger than (Tyrell) Williams'. There's also plenty of competition for touches from the other positions, as running back Melvin Gordon and tight end Hunter Henry thrived alongside (Tyrell) Williams in an injury-riddled Chargers offense. Even if he manages to retain the No. 2 receiver spot, Williams will face a difficult path to matching last year's 120 targets.

Steve Johnson
News
The Chargers have released Johnson (knee).

Per NFL.com, the move saves the Chargers $3.5 million. Johnson, who turns 31 in July, did not see any regular season action in 2016, following meniscus surgery in August. Assuming he is able to re-prove the soundness of his knee, Johnson should catch on elsewhere, given his level of experience, good size (6-foot-2, 207 pounds), and past production, notably during his stint with the Bills, which ended in 2013.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jason Verrett
News
Verrett (knee) did not participate in practice Tuesday, ESPN's Eric Williams reports.

Verrett is still looking to make a full recovery from the torn ACL he suffered one season ago. The expectation is that he should be available in time for the regular season, but how much practice exposure he'll receive before then seems to be in limbo.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Corey Liuget
News
Liuget tallied three combined tackles during the Chargers Week 1 loss to the Chiefs.

It was good to see Liuget flying around the field during the Chargers Week 1 performance. The 26-year-old appears to be back to full health after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery last December.

James Onwualu
No Updates
Jamaal Jones
News
Jones signed a reserve/future contract with the Chargers on Thursday.

Jones was with the Chargers last offseason but was eventually released near the end of the preseason. He'll look to earn a role as a depth receiver and special teams player in 2017.

Austin Ekeler
No Updates
Kaleb Eulls
News
Eulls (coach's decision) is inactive for Saturday's matchup with Cleveland.

Eulls was promoted to the Chargers' active roster prior to last week's game. He brings up the bottom of the depth chart, which is why he's a healthy scratch.

Spencer Pulley
No Updates
Forrest Lamp
No Updates
Melvin Ingram
News
Ingram received the Chargers' franchise tag Monday, CSN's Albert Breer reports.

Ingram and the Chargers still have until July 15 to reach a long-term deal. However, in the event the two sides don't agree to terms in time, it isn't clear if he'll be priced as a linebacker or a defensive end under the franchise tag given Ingram's nature as an edge rusher. The former is estimated to amount to $15 million while the latter will likely come in around $17 million. Regardless, Los Angeles should be able to expect a solid return on investment from a player who hasn't missed a game the last two seasons and racked up 18.5 sacks and 125 tackles across that time span.

Rayshawn Jenkins
No Updates
Korey Toomer
News
Toomer signed his restricted free-agent tender with the Chargers on April 4, Rickey Henne of Chargers.com reports.

Toomer inked a contract with the Chargers last September and proved to be a key member of the team's linebacking corps. He recorded 75 tackles in his 13 games with the Chargers and is set to compete for a meaningful role again in 2017.

Sean McGrath
News
McGrath signed his his exclusive rights tender with the Chargers on Thursday.

With Antonio Gates and Hunter Henry seeing the bulk of the Chargers' targets among tight ends, McGrath is primarily used as a blocker. McGrath appeared in all 16 games last season and caught two passes for 25 yards.

Dillon DeBoer
No Updates
Matt Slauson
No Updates
Dan Feeney
No Updates
Michael Davis
No Updates
Brock Hekking
News
Hekking spent the 2016 season on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury.

Hekking was waived with an injury designation by the Chargers and placed on IR after he cleared waivers. He'll look to remain healthy and catch on as a depth linebacker and special teams player in 2017.

Injury
Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Kenjon Barner
News
Barner or Branden Oliver (Achilles) could be in line for more touches as a complementary running back to starter Melvin Gordon, Jack Wang of the Orange County Register reports.

After losing Danny Woodhead in free agency over the offseason, the Chargers opted not to draft a running back in the 2017 NFL Draft, opening up an opportunity for Barner to jump in as the team's change-of-pace back. While Gordon filled in admirably as a third-down back in 2016, the team has been vocal about reducing his workload in an effort to keep him healthy for an entire season, meaning Barner, Oliver or even Kenneth Farrow could see more snaps in 2017. While neither of the trio is expected to see a significant enough boost to earn fantasy relevance out of the gate, the competition for the backup job will be an interesting one to note, given Gordon has missed five games in the last two years due to injury.

Nigel Harris
No Updates
Chris Landrum
News
Landrum sustained a concussion during the Chargers' season finale Sunday against the Chiefs.

With San Diego's 2016 campaign now in the books, Landrum will have ample time to return to full health by next season.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Kenneth Farrow
News
Farrow (shoulder) could have an increased role in a San Diego backfield that no longer includes Danny Woodhead, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

A 2016 undrafted free agent, Farrow finished his rookie season with 60 carries for 192 yards and 13 catches for 70 yards in 13 games, ultimately finishing out the year on injured reserve due to a shoulder ailment. With no indication the injury was serious, Farrow should be back to compete for a reserve role behind Melvin Gordon in the San Diego backfield in 2017. The second-year runner doesn't have the pass-catching chops to profile as a real replacement for Danny Woodhead, who signed with the Ravens after missing most of last season with a torn ACL. Farrow's best shot at an expanded role would occur if the Chargers transition to more of a power-oriented offense.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Josh Lambo
News
Lambo converted 26 of 32 field-goal attempts and 42 of 46 extra points in 2016.

Special teams wasn't the peak of the Chargers' pride in 2016, and the kicking unit wasn't an exception. Not only did Lambo offer little to no dependability from far out, as made clear by his 0-for-3 mark from beyond 50 yards, the second-year player out of Marist also sent three kickoffs out of bounds during the course of the campaign, gifting great field position to the opposing team on multiple occasions. However, Lambo is still a young player and went 4-for-5 from beyond 50 yards his rookie season, so he could make for a bounce-back candidate in 2017 when he'll return to the Chargers on the last year of his current deal.

Jatavis Brown
News
Brown finished his rookie season with 79 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovered.

Knocked for his short stature coming into the 2016 NFL Draft, Brown was an explosive playmaker when on the field. While injuries forced the 22-year-old to miss the better part of five games, Brown also benefited from Manti Teo'o's season-ending Achilles injury, finding himself in the starting unit earlier than most anticipated. With Te'o set to become a free agent, Brown could enter the 2017 season as a sneaky IDP option should the Chargers opt not retain the former Notre Dame star.

Tenny Palepoi
News
Palepoi (suspension) signed a one-year deal Monday to remain with the Chargers.

Palepoi provides value as a reserve defensive lineman for the Chargers, who credited him with nine quarterback hits last season, marking the third-most on the team. After violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, however, Palepoi missed San Diego's final three games last year and will be required to sit out Week 1 of this year. Once eligible to return, Palepoi figures to return to his usual depth role.

Injury
Suspension - Suspended until Week 2 vs. Miami
Dontrelle Inman
News
Inman (abdomen) is expected to be "pretty close" to 100 percent come training camp following core muscle surgery, Jack Wang of the Orange County Register reports.

Given Inman is expected to be sidelined roughly six weeks following core muscle surgery, it seems likely the 28-year-old will be able to recover in time for training camp. That being said, Inman's fantasy value is already in limbo after the team drafted Mike Williams with the No. 7 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and he could find himself even further down the depth chart should he miss more time than expected.

Injury
Abdomen - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brad Watson
No Updates
Geremy Davis
News
Davis, an exclusive-rights free agent, signed his contract tender with the Chargers on Monday, Richy Henne of the team's official site reports.

Davis appeared in three games for the Chargers last season but received just two total targets and caught neither of them. He initially slots in as nothing more than the No. 7 wide receiver on the depth chart and will need to fight for a roster spot in training camp this summer.

Damion Square
News
Square has re-signed with the Chargers on a two-year deal, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.

Square finished the 2016 season with 2.5 sacks while playing just 11 games. He'll provide the Chargers with some useful depth along the defensive line.

Max Tuerk
No Updates
Drew Kaser
No Updates
Tyler Johnstone
News
Johnstone (undisclosed) was waived by the Chargers on Friday, Howard Balzer of BalzerFootball.com reports.

After signing with the Chargers last summer, Johnstone failed to appear in a single game in 2016 due to landing on injured reserve with an undisclosed ailment before the season opener. Fortunately, the fact he wasn't waived with a failed physical designation suggests he's back to full strength. He'll ideally look to find a new home in advance of team training camps in late July.

Injury
Randall Evans
News
The Eagles have announced that they have signed three of their draft picks. Included are second-rounder and cornerback Eric Rowe, sixth-rounder and cornerback Randall Evans and seventh-rounder and defensive end Brian Mihalik.
Donavon Clark
Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
No Updates
Sam Tevi
No Updates
Russell Okung
No Updates
Casey Hayward
News
Hayward (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Eric Williams of ESPN reports.

Hayward could be out a little while longer as he rehabs from his ankle injury. The Chargers aren't going to rush him back onto the field yet, with regular-season implications in mind.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Tre Boston
News
Boston (knee) signed with the Chargers on Friday.

Boston joins Los Angeles after spending the first three seasons of his career with the Panthers. The 24-year-old started 10 games for them last season, registering a career-best 53 tackles and two interceptions. However, after suffering a knee injury late in the year, Boston ended the campaign on injured reserve. As a result, he'll have to prove both his health and ability in order to stick with the Chargers.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Charmeachealle Moore
No Updates
Joey Bosa
News
Bosa finished his rookie season with 41 tackles, 10.5 sacks and one forced fumble.

Despite missing the first four games of the season, Bosa quickly developed into the most dangerous defensive threat on the Chargers. Having recorded at least a half sack in each of the team's final six games, Bosa is expected to be in contention for Defensive Rookie of the Year, and appears poised to develop into one of the league's top pass rushers in time.

Philip Rivers
News
New head coach Anthony Lynn said Rivers lost 10 pounds working in the Chargers' offseason conditioning program, ESPN.com's Eric D. Williams reports.

Lynn also said he believes Rivers can play at a high level for three or four more seasons, which explains why the team didn't select a potential successor during the 2017 draft. The Chargers did prioritize Rivers' supporting cast, surprisingly using their first-round selection on wide receiver Mike Williams (No. 7 overall), and then taking offensive linemen Forrest Lamp (No. 38) and Dan Feeney (No. 71) in Rounds 2 and 3. Williams will join a strong wideout group that already included Keenan Allen (knee), Travis Benjamin (knee) and 2016 leading receiver Tyrell Williams -- supported by the impressive tight end duo of Hunter Henry and Antonio Gates. It appears the 35-year-old quarterback has his best supporting cast in quite some time, though he won't have favorite security blanket Danny Woodhead (knee), who signed with the Ravens after missing most of last season with a torn ACL, and we'll at least note that Lynn's coaching history seems to favor a system that won't be overly pass happy.

Brandon Flowers
News
Flowers was released by the Chargers on Tuesday, Ricky Henne of the Chargers' official site reports.

After a great first season with the Chargers in 2014, during which he recorded three interceptions, Flowers' production declined during the last two years. Injuries have plagued the veteran cornerback, as he has played in just 17 games over the last two seasons combined. Flowers also was due $9 million in 2017, and his release saves the Chargers $7 million of that money, so his departure is a financial move by the team in advance of free agency starting March 9. As long as teams aren't scared away by his medical past, Flowers should find a spot on an NFL roster come September.

Isaac Rochell
No Updates
Jeff Cumberland
News
Cumberland (Achilles) signed a one-year contract to stay with the Chargers on Wednesday.

Cumberland also signed a one-year deal with the Chargers last year, ultimately missing the entire campaign after tearing an Achilles during the preseason. He should be available for training camp, where he'll likely compete with Sean McGrath, Asante Cleveland and Jake McGee for the No. 3 tight end role behind Hunter Henry and Antonio Gates. Cumberland had at least 23 catches and three touchdowns in three straight seasons (2012-2014) with the Jets, but he'll turn 30 in May and is now with a team that has far more talent at his position.

Injury
Achilles - Questionable for the start of training camp
Da'Ron Brown
News
The Chiefs have signed six of their draft picks on Monday including: Mitch Morse, Ramik Wilson, D.J. Alexander, James O'Shaughnessy, Rakeem Nunez-Roches and Da'Ron Brown, the team announced.

Morse, a center out of Missouri, was selected in the second round by the Kansas City after starting 39 out of 52 games in college.

Eli Jenkins
No Updates
Joe Barksdale
No Updates
Desmond King
No Updates
Joshua Perry
No Updates
Brandon Stewart
No Updates
Keenan Allen
News
Allen (knee) was a limited participant during Tuesday's organized team activity, Jack Wang of the Orange County Register reports.

Allen, who tore his ACL just eight months ago, is ahead of schedule in terms of his recovery timetable as he participated in the Chargers' first OTA of the offseason. He had originally predicted a return at training camp in late July, but the team has eased him back into action earlier than expected. After appearing in just nine games throughout the past two years, the Chargers will continue to proceed cautiously with Allen, but the fact that he's already in uniform is a good sign.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Ryan Carrethers
News
Carrethers was released by the Chargers on Wednesday, ESPN's Eric Williams reports.

A fifth-rounder in 2014, Carrethers appeared in 20 games for the Chargers and collected 41 tackles along the way. However, he has been a healthy scratch in each game this season and was subsequently waived in order to make room for the addition of CB Steve Williams.

Brett Boyko
No Updates
Adrian Phillips
News
Phillips signed his exclusive rights tender from the Chargers on Thursday, Ricky Henne of the team's official site reports.

Phillips has worked his way from the Chargers' practice squad in 2014 to fill-in starter last season, culminating with six starts among 14 appearances. The elevated workload translated to 38 tackles (25 solo), three passes defended, and one interception in the latter campaign, but he's destined for a reserve gig in 2017 with No. 1 strong safety Jahleel Addae proving his health down the stretch.

Chris McCain
News
McCain was waived by the Saints on Monday, The Times-Picayune reports.

McCain was just promoted from the Saints' practice squad to their active roster on Friday, so his stint with the team was short-lived. The 24-year-old is expected to land back on the practice squad if he clears waivers.

Branden Oliver
News
Oliver has fully recovered from the season-ending Achilles injury he suffered during the 2016 preseason, ESPN's Eric Williams reports.

Head coach Anthony Lynn suggested Oliver is back to full health, making all the necessary cuts and jukes during recent OTAs. Where Oliver will fit in the Chargers offense remains to be seen, as the 25-year-old has flashed nimble moves evocative of since-departed scatbacks Danny Woodhead and Darren Sproles. Oliver also has been a capable runner when healthy, finishing with 582 yards on 160 carries in his rookie season. More than likely, Oliver's role will be to spell workhorse Melvin Gordon while occasionally contributing as a third-down threat out of the backfield, but we'll gain more information as the team trudges towards training camp.

Sean Culkin
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Younghoe Koo
No Updates
Craig Mager
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Mager (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

The Chargers promoted linebacker Carlos Fields from the practice squad to fill Mager's roster spot. Mager had established himself as one of the Chargers' starting corners before suffering a shoulder injury against Carolina in Week 14. Trovon Reed has seen a significant uptick in snaps with Mager sidelined and he figures to see a healthy amount of playing time in Sunday's season finale.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Dexter McCluster
News
McCluster will be placed on the non-football injury list after fracturing his forearm in a household accident and will be out for the remainder of the season, Michael Gehlken of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

The Chargers have been absolutely marred by injuries this season, and McCluster's accident, which involved the movement of luggage, describes their misfortune in a nutshell. McCluster was signed after the loss of Danny Woodhead for the year, and with the former now done for the year, Melvin Gordon, Kenneth Farrow and Derek Watt are the only healthy running backs on San Diego's roster. It remains to be seen who will take over kick and punt return duties for the Chargers, though Travis Benjamin seems like a leading candidate.

Injury
Forearm - Questionable for the start of training camp
King Dunlap
No Updates
Caraun Reid
News
Reid (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Eric Williams of ESPN.com reports.

The news comes as no surprise after the defensive tackle tore his ACL in Sunday's win over the Falcons. Expect Damion Square and Tenny Palepoi to see an increased workload with Reid out the remainder of the season. The Chargers also brought back Pierre Desir from the IR to take over Reid's roster spot.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Tyreek Burwell
No Updates
Hunter Henry
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New head coach Anthony Lynn said he plans to use Henry and Antonio Gates together, but the frequency with which the team uses two-tight end formations will depend on the opponent, Chargers.com reports.

The 22-year-old Henry flashed tremendous upside as a rookie, turning his 53 targets into 36 catches for 478 yards (13.3 YPR, 9.0 YPT) and eight touchdowns. Meanwhile, Gates had 53 catches for 548 yards and seven touchdowns on 92 targets (10.3 YPR, 6.0 YPT), largely relying on red-zone volume for his production. Henry has a real shot to overtake Gates as the team's No. 1 tight end in 2017, offering a far higher ceiling than his aging counterpart. Either way, both players figure to be significantly involved in the Philip Rivers-led passing attack.

Mike Windt
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Dexter McCoil
No Updates
Toby Baker
No Updates
Adrian McDonald
No Updates
Trovon Reed
News
Reed (undisclosed) was promoted to the active roster from the Chargers' practice squad Tuesday.

Reed joined the Chargers' practice squad a little less than a month ago and will now replace Brandon Mebane (bicep) on the active roster after the veteran was moved to injured reserve Tuesday. The choice to call up Reed could be a sign that Brandon Flowers (concussion) is going to miss time, but look for more information to come later in the week.

Derek Watt
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Watt caught his only target for 53 yards in Sunday's loss to the Broncos.

Watt managed to take a simple check down in the first quarter 53 yards, nearly scoring as he was tackled just before the end zone. That play set up the Chargers first touchdown, as Philip Rivers was able to connect with Antonio Gates for a touchdown just three plays later. Watt has primarily been used as a lead blocker for Melvin Gordon, and as a result has next to zero fantasy value as he hasn't been in a position to put together fantasy friendly stats.

Sean Lissemore
News
Lissemore was placed on injured reserve Monday after suffering a shoulder injury, Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Lissemore was looking to rebound from a poor 2015 season in which he managed to play in just 11 games, tallying 16 tackles. While the 28-year-old was not expected to start this season, the injury will tax the Chargers depth along the defensive line, forcing unheralded players such as Ryan Carrethers or Chuka Ndulue to receive additional snaps on the defensive front.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Ronnie Hillman
News
Hillman finished the season with 131 rushing yards and 93 receiving yards playing parts of the year with the Vikings and the Chargers.

Hillman joined the Chargers late in the season and immediately became a factor following injuries to Melvin Gordon (hip/knee) and Kenneth Farrow (shoulder). While the journeyman running back likely doesn't factor into the organization's long-term plans given the emergence of Gordon, Hillman played well enough through the final few weeks to at least warrant interest from other teams during the offseason. There's even a possibility Hillman could return to the Chargers, given that both Branden Oliver and Danny Woodhead are unrestricted free agents this offseason, but even a return to his current team would not necessarily guarantee fantasy relevance next year.

Jeremiah Attaochu
News
Attaochu (foot) will be placed on injured reserve, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Attaochu broke his right foot Sunday against the Texans. He's scheduled for surgery later in the week and his recovery is expected to take "a couple months". Both Tourek Williams and Chris Landrum project to see additional snaps in his absence.

Injury
Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Mike Williams
No Updates
Jahleel Addae
News
Addae has agreed to re-sign with the Chargers on a four year deal, ESPN's Field Yates reported on Wednesday.

An undrafted free agent in 2013, Addae has developed into a serviceable starting safety, recording at least 50 tackles in each of the last two seasons. Known as one of the hardest-hitting safeties in the league, Addae's aggressive nature has landed him on the injury report in each of the last three seasons, causing him to miss 16 of the 48 games over that stretch,. When healthy, Addae has been a serviceable IDP option, but his injury history and relative lack of turnover-inducing plays (one career interception) likely keeps him from being a must-own in standard IDP formats.

Andre Patton
No Updates
Brandon Mebane
News
Mebane has fully recovered from the biceps tear he suffered last season, the Orange County Register reports.

Mebane was a welcomed addition to the defensive line during his first season with the Chargers in 2016, producing 21 tackles, a sack and an interception across 10 games. While he unfortunately suffered a torn biceps in Week 10 that forced him to finish the season on injured reserve, his return to full health should allow him to participate in the majority of the team's offseason program.

Darius Philon
News
Philon has been receiving first-team reps at defensive end as Joey Bosa continues his holdout, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.

With Joey Bosa continuing his holdout, Philon has stepped in and performed well during first-team reps. While the second-year pro will likely take a back seat once Bosa arrives to camp, it appears as if Philon has likely worked his way into San Diego's defensive line rotation and should see an increase in snaps heading into the 2016 season.

Asante Cleveland
News
Cleveland officially signed his exclusive rights tender Monday, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.

Cleveland will once again act as depth at the tight end spot for the Chargers, who already boast a formidable group of receiving options, including Hunter Henry and Antonio Gates. With Sean McGrath likely ahead of Cleveland on the depth chart as well, it'll take plenty of injuries to guys above him for the soon-to-be 25-year-old to gain fantasy relevance.

Artavis Scott
No Updates
Mike Lee
News
The Falcons have signed nose tackle Derrick Hopkins and waived cornerback Mike Lee.

Hopkins had been released during the preseason a year ago by Baltimore and served time on the Washington and Detroit practice squads.

Lee was signed by Atlanta as a rookie free agent after the 2015 draft.

Kellen Clemens
News
Clemens has agreed to a one-year contract with the Chargers, Michael Gehlken reported on Thursday.

While the move doesn't guarantee Clemens will make the Chargers' final roster, he certainly appears to have the upper hand in any potential backup QB battle, having held the job in each of the last three seasons. As a result, the 33-year-old will act as an insurance policy should Philip Rivers go down with an injury.

Mike Bercovici
News
Berkovici completed 9 of his 13 pass attempts for 134 yards in Friday's preseason win over the Cardinals.

Berkovici came on in relief of Kellen Clemens, and he was extremely efficient in limited duty, averaging 8.3 yards per attempt and receiving a quarterback rating of 94.4. Berkovici will continue to battle for a roster spot behind Philip Rivers with Kellen Clemens and Zach Mettenberger, and performances such as Friday's will help his cause as the franchise trims the roster moving forward.

Mitchell Paige
No Updates
Kenny Wiggins
No Updates
Trevor Williams
News
Williams was activated from the Chargers' practice squad to the 53-man roster, Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports.

The former Penn State cornerback has yet to make his NFL debut. In all likelihood, Williams will function as a special teams asset with San Diego.

 

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