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San Diego Chargers

Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium | Coach: Mike McCoy
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense9th84.9 (31st)286.9 (4th)
Defense20th125.3 (25th)236.6 (14th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
37Addae, Jahleel SS5-101951/24/19904Central Michigan
13Allen, Keenan WR6-22114/27/19924California
3Allen, Torrence WR6-01833/31/19912West Texas A&M
97Attaochu, Jeremiah OLB6-32521/17/19933Georgia Tech
72Barksdale, Joe T6-53261/1/19886Louisiana State
 Benjamin, Travis WR5-1017512/29/19895Miami (Fla.)
 Bosa, Joey DE6-62757/11/1995ROhio State
 Brown, Jatavis OLB5-112272/18/1994RAkron
 Burse, Isaiah WR5-1018712/8/19912Fresno State
78Burwell, Tyreek T6-53053/11/19922Cincinnati
56Butler, Donald (FA) ILB6-124210/17/19887Washington
92Carrethers, Ryan NT6-13332/26/19913Arkansas State
 Clark, Donavon G6-431511/12/1992RMichigan State
10Clemens, Kellen QB6-22206/6/198311Oregon
45Cleveland, Asante TE6-52603/21/19922Miami (Fla.)
53Conner, Kavell (FA) OLB6-02452/23/19877Clemson
 Crawford, Richard DB5-111928/1/19903Southern Methodist
 Cumberland, Jeff TE6-42605/2/19877Illinois
30Daniels, Matt DB6-02129/27/19893Duke
 Ducre, Greg DB5-101841/22/19923Washington
77Dunlap, King T6-93309/14/19859Auburn
48Dzubnar, Nick LB6-12408/15/19912Cal Poly-S.L.O.
51Emanuel, Kyle OLB6-32508/16/19912North Dakota State
24Flowers, Brandon CB5-91872/18/19869Virginia Tech
80Floyd, Malcom (FA) WR6-52259/8/198111Wyoming
76Fluker, D.J. G6-53393/13/19914Alabama
74Franklin, Orlando G6-732012/16/19876Miami (Fla.)
 Gardner, Ben DE6-42704/29/19912Stanford
85Gates, Antonio TE6-42556/18/198014Kent State
28Gordon, Melvin RB6-12154/13/19932Wisconsin
75Hairston, Chris T6-63304/26/19895Clemson
 Hayward, Casey DB5-111929/9/19895Vanderbilt
59Hekking, Brock LB6-325010/6/19912Nevada
 Henry, Hunter TE6-525312/7/1994RArkansas
81Herndon, Javontee WR6-01946/29/19912Arkansas
 Huey, Michael G6-43179/28/19881Texas
54Ingram, Melvin OLB6-22474/26/19895South Carolina
15Inman, Dontrelle WR6-32051/31/19893Virginia
11Johnson, Steve WR6-22077/22/19869Kentucky
88Johnson, David (FA) TE6-22608/26/19878Arkansas State
 Kaser, Drew P6-22122/11/1993RTexas A&M
2Lambo, Josh K6-021511/19/19902Texas A&M
99Law, Cordarro LB6-125510/15/19883Southern Mississippi
70Linkenbach, Jeffrey (FA) T6-63176/9/19877Cincinnati
98Lissemore, Sean NT6-33039/11/19877William & Mary
94Liuget, Corey DE6-23003/18/19906Illinois
 Lowery, Dwight DB5-112121/23/19869San Jose State
29Mager, Craig CB5-112006/11/19922Texas State
57Mays, Joe (FA) LB5-112447/6/19859North Dakota State
 McCoil, Dexter DB6-42209/5/1991RTulsa
84McGrath, Sean TE6-524712/3/19872Henderson State
 Mebane, Brandon DT6-13111/15/198510California
 Ndulue, Chuka NT6-32893/25/19921Oklahoma
43Oliver, Branden RB5-82085/7/19913Buffalo
 Palepoi, Tenny DE6-129812/19/19903Utah
 Perry, Joshua ILB6-425411/30/1993ROhio State
52Perryman, Denzel ILB5-1124012/5/19922Miami (Fla.)
 Phillips, John (FA) TE6-52516/11/19878Virginia
 Phillips, Adrian CB5-112103/28/19922Texas
93Philon, Darius DE6-13001/22/19942Arkansas
 Redfern, Kasey P6-22159/26/19911Wofford
 Renner, Bryn QB6-32251/22/19901North Carolina
17Rivers, Philip QB6-522812/8/198113North Carolina State
60Robinson, Trevor C6-53005/16/19905Notre Dame
5Scifres, Mike P6-221510/8/198014Western Illinois
 Semisch, Tim TE6-82759/18/19911Northern Illinois
36Smith, Dreamius RB5-112179/8/19921West Virginia
71Square, Damion NT6-22932/6/19894Alabama
25Stuckey, Darrell DB5-112126/16/19877Kansas
50Te'o, Manti ILB6-12411/26/19914Notre Dame
63Troutman, Johnnie (FA) G6-433011/11/19874Penn State
 Tuerk, Max C6-52691/27/1994RUSC
20Vaughn, Cassius (FA) DB5-1119511/3/19876Mississippi
22Verrett, Jason CB5-101886/18/19913Texas Christian
 Walton, J.D. (FA) C6-33103/24/19877Baylor
 Watt, Derek FB6-2236//RWisconsin
65Watt, Chris C6-33108/17/19903Notre Dame
79Wiggins, Kenny G6-63148/8/19883Fresno State
58Williams, Tourek OLB6-42625/9/19914Florida International
16Williams, Tyrell WR6-42052/12/19922Western Oregon
23Williams, Steve CB5-101853/7/19914California
47Windt, Mike LS6-12375/29/19867Cincinnati
39Woodhead, Danny RB5-82001/25/19859Chadron State
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
San Diego6-5322.66-2299.726.22235
 
 
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Position Listing
Kyle Emanuel
No Updates
Melvin Gordon
News
Gordon (knee) recently admitted he was "terrible" during his rookie season, but he's confident that the year of experience will help him in 2016, ESPN.com reports.

The 15th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Gordon posted an ugly 184-641-0 rushing line (3.5 YPC) in 14 games as a rookie, eventually missing the final two contests with a meniscus injury. He should recover from early-January surgery before the start of training camp, and he'll likely get most of the first-team snaps, albeit with Danny Woodhead handling third-down duties. As he admitted, Gordon was a big part of the problem during his rookie season, but it obviously isn't his fault that the San Diego offensive line was ravaged by an unusual number of injuries.

Injury
Knee - Probable for start of season
Darrell Stuckey
News
Weddle (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union Tribune reports.

This seemed like a mere formality after Weddle was unable to practice Wednesday. Darrell Stuckey will likely see additional work at free safety in place of Weddle.

Denzel Perryman
News
Perryman has six tackles in the season finale at Denver.

Perryman finished his rookie season with 73 total tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble. Perryman dealt with a pectoral injury early in the season and did not become a starter until well into November, but still amassed some solid numbers in his first NFL season. Expect him to be a key member of this unit in 2016 and beyond.

Dwight Lowery
News
Lowery signed a three-year contract Wednesday with the Chargers, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Lowery set a career-high in interceptions (4) during his lone season with the Colts and was able to tally 76 tackles to boot. With the Chargers expecting veteran leader Eric Weddle to leave via free agency, Lowery is expected to take over his role at free safety alongside projected starter Jaheel Addae, although the team might not be done adding pieces to their secondary.

Nick Dzubnar
No Updates
Orlando Franklin
News
Orlando Franklin (ankle) has been ruled out for the Chargers' game against the Steelers on Monday.

With D.J. Fluker (ankle) also questionable for Monday's game, it's unclear who will get the start at either guard position against the Steelers, further clouting Melvin Gordon's fantasy value this week.

Travis Benjamin
News
Benjamin has agreed to join the Chargers, Rand Getlin of NFL Network reports.

Benjamin will head to San Diego after a breakout year in Cleveland that saw him catch 68 passes for 966 yards and score five touchdowns. He will slot in as the No. 2 receiver behind Keenan Allen and give Philip Rivers a reliable big-play wideout. Benjamin has also averaged 12.6 yards per punt return while taking three punts to the house in his career, so he figures to assume those duties for the Chargers as well.

Tourek Williams
News
Chargers linebacker Tourek Williams, who left Thursday's preseason game with an injury and was walking on crutches afterward, suffered a broken foot and will need surgery, according to NFL.com. 

By most accounts, Williams was one of the team's most improved players in training camp, so the injury is a big blow to the third-year pro, who had registered 31 tackles and one sack so far in the NFL. 

Antonio Gates
News
The Chargers have agreed to terms on a two-year extension to keep Gates with the team, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Gates, who turns 36 in June, will thus return for a 14th season with the Chargers, after catching 56 passes for 630 yards and five TDs in 11 games in 2015. Meanwhile, it's unclear if fellow tight end Ladarius Green will return to the team, but in any case, when healthy, Gates remains an integral part of the team's passing offense and on the fantasy radar.

Isaiah Burse
News
The Broncos have promoted kicker Brandon McManus from their practice squad to the 53-man active roster and released punt returner Isaiah Burse on Saturday, according to the Denver Post.

McManus lost his job to Connor Barth in Week 13, after connecting on just 9 of 13 field goal attempts this season. Barth is expected to continue handling field goal duties, while McManus is expected to handle kickoffs for the Broncos.

Chris Hairston
News
Offensive lineman Chris Hairston announced via his Instagram that he has signed with the Chargers, per the San Diego Union-Tribune

Hairston, 25, has started 15 games in the NFL with the Bills. The Chargers are looking for a swing tackle and offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris has familiarity with him from his time with the Bills.

The three-year veteran has played at both the left and right tackle positions and will provide depth for San Diego along the line. 

Tyrell Williams
News
Williams had two receptions on five targets for 90 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's season-ending loss at Denver.

Williams was promoted from the practice squad earlier this season as the team's wide receiver corps were decimated by injuries, but he did not record a catch until an 80-yard touchdown grab in the fourth quarter of the final game of the regular season. The experience will be helpful for Williams Heading into 2016, but he figures to have several names ahead of him on the depth chart and a roster spot is certainly not assured.

Steve Johnson
News
After missing the final four games of the regular season, Johnson finished 2015 with 45 catches for 497 yards and three touchdowns in ten games.

Johnson missed a total of six games because a hamstring injury caused him to miss Weeks 5 and 6 in addition to missing the last four games of the year due to a groin injury. When he was healthy, he was a productive slot receiver who would typically make four or five catches per game on a good passing team. Johnson should be back for more of the same in 2016.

Injury
Groin - Probable for start of season
Jason Verrett
News
Verrett (hamstring) has begun working out with fellow Chargers teammates, ESPN's Eric D. Williams reports.

Verrett, who missed the Chargers final game of the regular season due to a hamstring injury, was spotted working out with a few members of the secondary at a training facility in California. San Diego's leader in interceptions last year, Verrett is expected to take over more of a leadership role on defense with veteran captain Eric Weddle widely expected to sign with another team during the offseason.

Injury
Hamstring - Probable for start of season
Corey Liuget
News
Liuget (foot) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, ESPN's Eric Williams reports.

Liuget recorded 34 tackles (28 solo) and 3 sacks before injuring his foot in a Week 13 contest against the Broncos -- an injury that will end his season. The team activated defensive lineman Darius Philon (hip) from the injured reserve/designated to return list to replace Liuget.

Injury
Foot - Probable for start of season
Tim Semisch
No Updates
Dreamius Smith
No Updates
David Johnson
News
Johnson finished the 2015 season with only one reception for four yards and does not figure to be much of a factor in 2016 either.

Johnson was signed before the 2014 season as a blocking tight end and fullback, and he could very well return to a similar role in 2016, but he just does not touch the ball on offense at all.

Javontee Herndon
News
Herndon had three receptions on four targets for 18 yards in the season finale at Denver.

Herndon finished the year with a total of 24 receptions for 195 yards and did not score a touchdown. The release of Jacoby Jones and season-ending injury to Keenan Allen in November paved the way for Herndon to be promoted from the practice squad, and he handled kick and punt returns and also chipped in as a pass-catcher down the stretch. Still, it remains to be seen whether or not he made enough of an impression to earn a roster spot when the 2016 season rolls around.

Melvin Ingram
News
2015 was Ingram's best year as a pro as he logged 65 total tackles and 10.5 sacks while playing in all 16 games.

Injuries in both 2013 and 2014 limited Ingram's early development, but he broke out in a big way in 2015. In addition to all of the tackles and sacks, Ingram also showed his versatility by adding six passes defensed and three forced fumbles. The Chargers had a very disappointing season overall, but the Ingram was one of the few bright spots, and he should be even better in 2016.

Sean McGrath
News
McGrath was waived by the Chargers on Saturday.

McGrath was waived in order to promote Tyrell Williams off the practice squad, a player who will give San Diego much-needed depth at the wide receiver position.

Malcom Floyd
News
Floyd suffered a concussion during Sunday's loss to the Broncos, Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

This was an unfortunate reminder of why Floyd decided that Sunday's game would be his last. He's still capable of contributing as a blocker and big-play threat, but his history of head and neck issues was already a major concern. It's unclear what San Diego's receiving corps will look like in 2015, as the only sure thing is that Keenan Allen (kidney) will be the No. 1 wideout. Stevie Johnson (groin) and Dontrelle Inman are also under contract, whereas tight ends Antonio Gates and Ladarius Green can both become unrestricted free agents. The Chargers may search for an external solution to replace Floyd in the No. 2 wideout role, as neither Johnson nor Inman was particularly impressive this season.

Brock Hekking
No Updates
Michael Huey
No Updates
Josh Lambo
News
Lambo was perfect in the season-ending loss at Denver, going two for two on field goal attempts and hitting both of his extra point attempts.

Lambo finished his rookie season with 106 points scored, hitting 26 out of 32 field goal attempts in 16 games. He also did well on kickoffs and generally did not make the Bolts regret cutting ties with Nick Novak in the preseason. He should continue to handle kicking duties in 2016.

Jatavis Brown
No Updates
Tenny Palepoi
News
The Chargers announced Monday that defensive lineman Tenny Palepoi, who played in all 16 games as a rookie, is out for the season with a fractured foot, per the team. 

Palepoi was placed on the Reserved-Injured list, effectively ending his season. The undrafted player from Utah was one of the Chargers' biggest surprises last season, registering four tackles for loss last season. 

"He's made the most out of every single opportunity he's had," Chargers coach Mike McCoy said. "He had an outstanding year last year, and it sucks to be honest with you."

Dontrelle Inman
News
Inman signed an Exclusive Rights Free Agent deal with the Chargers on Friday.

Inman's only option was to re-sign with the Chargers, and now the move has been made official. While he was somewhat productive with the Chargers in 2015 (35 catches for 486 yards and three touchdowns), Keenan Allen's (kidney) return to health and the free agent signing of Travis Benjamin likely limits any upside heading into the 2016 campaign.

Bryn Renner
News
Renner has signed with the Chargers.

Renner gives the Chargers some added QB depth, though at this stage he's not a lock to make the team's final roster, with Philip Rivers, Kellen Clemens and Brad Sorensen also in the mix at the position.

Chuka Ndulue
No Updates
Damion Square
News
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.

Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.

Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .

Danny Woodhead
News
Woodhead gained 11 yards on five carries and secured eight of 10 targets for 51 yards in Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Broncos.

One week after gaining five yards per carry against the Raiders, Woodhead struggled to find any running room against a stout Broncos front. He also recorded eight catches for the second straight week, and managed at least 50 yards receiving in each of the season's last three games. With 2015 first-round pick Melvin Gordon having significantly underwhelmed in his first season, Woodhead proved to be a invaluable component of the Chargers running game and to an even greater extent, their short-range passing attack. His pass-catching prowess allowed San Diego to often replace an absymal ground attack with short throws to Woodhead that were both safe and often productive. The eight-year veteran received a career-high 96 targets and equaled a career-best six receiving touchdowns. Under contract through the end of next season, Woodhead figures to once again be an important component of the Chargers' offensive attack in 2016.

Kavell Conner
News
The Chargers will have all their probables Week 8 against the Broncos.

Kavell Conner, D.J. Fluker, Dwight Freeney and Rich Ohrnberger will all see action during the contest. Both Conner and Fluker are dealing with ankle injuries. Freeney has a knee issue and Ohrnberger is dealing with a back injury.

Max Tuerk
No Updates
Drew Kaser
No Updates
Manti Te'o
News
Te'o had seven total tackles and forced a fumble in a losing effort in the season finale at Denver.

Te'o finished a solid season with 83 tackles, 0.5 sacks, one interception and one forced fumble in 12 games. Te'o has become a key contributor on a promising young defensive unit and figures to continue to make strides in 2016.

Donavon Clark
No Updates
Casey Hayward
News
Hayward has signed a three-year deal with the Chargers, ESPN.com reports.

Hayward -- who recorded 65 tackles in 16 games for the Packers last season -- gives the Chargers some added depth at cornerback behind Jason Verrett and Brandon Flowers, with Patrick Robinson a candidate to leave the team as a free agent.

Donald Butler
News
The Chargers released Butler on Thursday, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Butler's production dwindled as the season proceeded, with no more than one tackle on the ledger in all but one of the Chargers' last eight games. Overall, he totaled 43 tackles (24 solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and a half sack in the first complete 16-game slate since his first in 2011. Expect the 27-year-old to land in another organization to provide depth at inside linebacker, at the very least.

Kasey Redfern
News
The Jaguars have pared down their roster to 53 on Saturday by cutting 20 players.

The players on that list are: C Michael Brewster, G Drew Nowak, DE Gerald Rivers, QB Ricky Stanzi, WR Chad Bumphis, FB Eric Kettani, TE Brandon Barden, OT Cody Booth, DL Deandre Coleman, DT Ricky Heimuli, S Craig Loston, QB Stephen Morris, K/P Kasey Redfern, G Tyler Shatley, TE D.J. Tialavea, LB Marcus Whitfield, WR Kerry Taylor, S Sherrod Martin, LB Nate Stupar and CB Jamell Fleming.
Cordarro Law
News
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.

Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.

Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .

Joey Bosa
No Updates
Mike Scifres
News
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.

Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.

Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .

John Phillips
News
Phillips finished the 2015 regular season with a total of 10 receptions for 69 yards and a touchdown.

Phillips has always been used as a blocking tight end first and foremost, and 2015 was no different. The only time he was even a little bit productive was early in the year when Antonio Gates was still serving a four-game suspension and Ladarius Green was dealing with a concussion. Looking ahead to 2016, it remains to be seen which tight ends the Bolts will bring back, but they do seem to value Phillips' blocking abilities.

Cassius Vaughn
News
Vaughn was released by the Ravens on Tuesday.

The Ravens were in need of help at the tight end position, so they decided to release Vaughn to open up a spot on the 53-man roster. Vaughn has been both signed and released by the Ravens twice since May, so he could return to the team before the season comes to a close.

Philip Rivers
News
Rivers completed 21 of 35 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Broncos. He also threw an interception and gained five yards on two rushes.

The 34-year-old finished off the season in relatively quiet fashion, no small surprise considering the decimated condition of his receiving corps. After Malcolm Floyd exited his final game early with a concussion, Rivers was once again down to rookies Tyrell Williams and Javontee Herndon, and second-year pro Dontrelle Inman, as his primary receivers. Factoring in that pass-catchers Keenan Allen, Stevie Johnson and Antonio Gates all missed significant time either to injuries or suspension in 2015, Rivers' 4,792 yards passing on the season impressively qualifies as his highest total in 12 seasons, while his 29:12 TD:INT ratio also qualifies as one of the best of his career.

Steve Williams
News
Williams (concussion) is active for Sunday's game at Kansas City.

Williams is expected to start in place of Brandon Flowers, who was placed on injured reserve earlier this week.

Brandon Flowers
News
Flowers was placed on injured reserve Saturday, ESPN's Eric Williams reports.

The injuries just keep coming for the Chargers. Flowers, a key cog in the team's defense, will join Corey Liueget on the sidelines after the team opted to place both players on IR. Steve Williams or Greg Ducre will likely get the start in place of Flowers.

Injury
Knee - Probable for start of season
Jeff Cumberland
News
The Chargers and Cumberland agreed to a one-year contract Monday, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.

Cumberland joins a tight-end group composed entirely of undrafted free agents, though the leader of the corps is among the top receiving TE in NFL history (Antonio Gates). As the second-most experienced body, Cumberland is coming off a campaign in which he recorded five catches (on 13 targets) for 77 yards with the Jets. It's difficult to project a significant role for the soon-to-be 29-year-old in 2016.

Joe Barksdale
News
The Chargers have reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with offensive lineman Joe Barksdale. The deal includes a $350K signing bonus and $1 million in incentives, according to U-T San Diego.

Barksdale spent the last three seasons with Rams, and started all 16 games, making one tackle in 2014. 

Joshua Perry
No Updates
Keenan Allen
News
Allen (kidney) will kick off the Chargers' offseason program Monday as a full participant, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. "I feel 100 percent," he said this past week. "I have no aches, no pains. The kidney healed up really well. I've just been working. Ready."

Allen's 2015 campaign came to an abrupt end when he lacerated his kidney on a touchdown grab in Week 8. Prior to the season-ending injury, he had established as a PPR maven, notching double-digit catches three times in eight contests en route to 67 catches (on 89 targets) for 725 yards and four touchdowns. With Allen on the field, the Chargers boasted the No. 1 offense, averaging 423.3 total yards per game. As a result, he'll be a welcome presence for Philip Rivers and fantasy owners alike.

Matt Daniels
News
The Jaguars have ruled Roy Miller (knee), Chris Smith, Tyler Shatley, Matt Daniels, Jeremy Harris, Tommy Streeter (abdomen) and Stephen Morris as inactive for Sunday's season finale against Houston.
Ryan Carrethers
News
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.

Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.

Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .

Greg Ducre
News
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.

Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.

Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .

Adrian Phillips
News
The Chargers announced offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles has been promoted from the team’s practice squad to its 53-man roster. To make room for Sirles, the Chargers released defensive back Adrian Phillips
Ben Gardner
News
The Cowboys got down to the 75-man roster limit Tuesday. They waived receiver Chris Boyd, punter Tom Hornsey, long snapper Casey Kreiter, defensive end Adewale Ojomo and guard Wayne Tribue, and released quarterback Caleb Hanie.

Dallas waived these players with injury designations: tight end Jordan Najvar, safety Matt Johnson, cornerbacks Justin Green and Johnny Thomas, and linebacker DeVonte Holloman. Defensive end Ben Gardner was placed on IR, and defensive tackle Amobi Okoye was put on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.

Branden Oliver
News
Oliver -- who is dealing with turf toe -- was on crutches, with his right foot in a protective boot Monday, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

If Oliver is forced to miss time, Melvin Gordon and Danny Woodhead should pick up some extra snaps in the Chargers' backfield, with Donald Brown a candidate to be activated for next Monday's game against the Bears.

Injury
Toe - Probable for start of season
Johnnie Troutman
News
Chargers right guard Johnnie Troutman suffered a broken arm during Thursday's preseason opener, per the San Diego Union-Tribune, and will miss an extended amount of time. 

Troutman was the team's starter at the position, and in the aftermath of his injury, San Diego shifted D.J. Fluker over to the position. 

Craig Mager
No Updates
Richard Crawford
News
The Chargers announced cornerback Richard Crawford was released Saturday. Crawford was released to make room for offensive lineman Ryan Miller. Miller had been on Chargers’ practice squad and was promoted to the 53-man roster. Crawford had yet to appear in a game for the Chargers.
King Dunlap
News
The Chargers have re-signed starting left tackle King Dunlap to a four-year contract, the team announced Friday. The deal is reportedly worth $28 million over the four years, according to the Union Tribune.

Dunlap has spent the last two seasons with San Diego, starting all 16 games in 2014. In seven seasons, Dunlap has started 79 games for the Chargers and Eagles.

Jeffrey Linkenbach
News
The Dolphins have reached an agreement with free-agent guard Jeffrey Linkenbach, who spent last season with the Chiefs, as reported by ESPN's Adam Caplan. 

The veteran has played 76 games in his five-year career, which also includes four seasons with the Colts, with five starts. 

Tyreek Burwell
No Updates
Hunter Henry
News
The Chargers selected Henry in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 35th overall.

The Chargers lost Ladarius Green in free agency, and Antonio Gates will turn 36 in June. Given those facts, it's easy to understand why the Chargers would covet Henry, the consensus top tight end in the draft. While Henry doesn't boast obvious star potential, he heads into the NFL as an accomplished pass catcher and experienced blocker. Timed around the 4.7-second range in the 40-yard dash at 6-foot-5, 250 pounds, Henry has the athleticism and size to turn into a standout fantasy tight end a couple years from now.

Mike Windt
News
The Chargers have designated eight players as probable for the game Sunday against the Bengals, including running back Ryan Mathews and tight end Antonio Gates, both of whom are nursing hamstring injuries.

The others are wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu (hamstring), tackle D.J. Fluker (knee), defensive ends Corey Liuget (shin) and Lawrence Guy (toe), center Nick Hardwick (neck) and long snapper Mike Windt (ankle).

Torrence Allen
News
The Chargers announced their final round of roster cuts on Saturday, paring their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

The following players were let go by San Diego: WR Vincent Brown, LB Victor Aiyewa, DT Chas Alecxih, WR Torrence Allen, CB Crezdon Butler, S Alden Darby, CB Greg Ducre, TE Mike Flacco, T Michael Harris , WR Javontee Herndon, OLB Thomas Keiser, DL Joe Kruger, OLB Cordarro Law, S Adrian Phillips, WR Tevin Reese, T Jeremiah Sirles, QB Brad Sorensen, OLB Colton Underwood, G Craig Watts, T Kenny Wiggins, C Khalil Wilkes and DL Doug Worthington.
Dexter McCoil
No Updates
Joe Mays
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The Jets released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Saturday, according to ProFootballTalk.com.

Mays played in eight games for New York last season, recording 20 tackles.

Derek Watt
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Chris Watt
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With longtime Chargers center Nick Hardwick retiring this week, the team will look to Chris Watt to replace him, reports ESPN.com. Watt started five games as a rookie and played in 12 overall, including some time at guard.

“You just don’t plug a guy in and figure he’s going to fill [Hardwick’s] shoes right away,” general manager Tom Telesco said. “We’re happy with the guys we have, but no one is going to walk in and be Nick Hardwick on Day 1. And we’re not asking them to do that.”

Offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris said he's looking forward to watching Watt develop.

"I think he has a lot of great qualities as an offensive lineman," D'Alessandris said. "He’s got a good mind. He wants to grow. He’s a sponge. He wants to absorb and learn.”

Sean Lissemore
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Lissemore (shoulder) is officially inactive for Sunday's game at Kansas City.

This is terrible news for a defense that has been slammed with injuries this year. With Corey Liuget being placed on injured reserve earlier this week, look for Ryan Carrethers and Ricardo Mathews to see more time on the defensive front.

Jeremiah Attaochu
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Attaochu played in 15 games in 2015 and notched 55 total tackles and six sacks.

Attaochu is one of a number of standouts on a young and improving defense in San Diego along with Manti Te'o, Melvin Ingram, and Denzel Perryman. He made a nice jump in all statistical categories in his second season as a pro and will look to build on that momentum in year three in 2016.

Jahleel Addae
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The Chargers and Addae agreed to a contract Thursday, Ricky Henne of the Chargers' official site reports.

An undrafted free agent out of Central Michigan in 2013, Addae settled into a starting role this past season, accruing 65 tackles (55 solo), one sack, and one fumble recovery in 13 games. If he's ever able to achieve a full allotment of snaps, triple-digit tackles isn't out of the question over the course of the 16-game slate.

Brandon Mebane
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Mebane has signed with the Chargers, the Seattle Times reports.

Per the report, Mebane's three-year deal with the Chargers is worth up to $13.5 million. The veteran nose tackle -- who recorded 24 tackles and 1.5 sacks for Seattle in 15 games last season -- isn't much of an IDP factor, but he'll provide a welcome boost to the Chargers' defense in terms of his ability as a run-stuffer.

Darius Philon
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Asante Cleveland
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The Patriots have promoted Cleveland from their practice squad to the team's active roster, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports.

Cleveland will bolster the Patriots' depth at tight end in advance of Sunday's game against the Broncos, with Michael Williams having been limited at practice this week with a knee issue.

D.J. Fluker
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Chargers right guard D.J. Fluker suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday's season opener against the Lions, according to NFL Network. He will undergo an MRI on Monday, but it is believed he will miss 4-6 weeks.

Johnnie Troutman, who is in his third season in the NFL out of Penn State, is listed as Fluker's backup on the unofficial depth chart.

J.D. Walton
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Center J.D. Walton has signed with the Dolphins, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Walton, 27, spent four years taking snaps for the Broncos before spending time with the Redskins and Giants. He started all 16 games for the Giants in 2014.

Kellen Clemens
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Clemens signed a one-year deal to remain with the Chargers, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Clemens is 6-9 with 73 yards and a touchdown in relief of Phillip Rivers over the past two seasons. The Chargers will keep him around as a veteran who knows the offense just in case Rivers goes down at some point.

Kenny Wiggins
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The loss of D.J. Fluker to injury has prompted the Chargers to sign fellow offensive lineman Kenny Wiggins and waive tight end Kyle Miller, the San Diego Union-Tribune has reported.

Wiggins played the last two seasons with San Diego. Miller, who was claimed in the spring, has played in just two NFL games over five seasons. He has yet to catch a pass.

Trevor Robinson
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The Chargers have agreed to terms with center Trevor Robinson and defensive end Ricardo Mathews, per the team.

Robinson was signed off of the Bengals' practice squad in 2014 after the Chargers suffered multiple injuries at the center position. He played in three games while starting one.

Mathews, a former Colt with whom general manager Tom Telesco had ties to, was signed prior to the first game of the 2014 season. The sixth-year veteran played in 12 games last year, totaling 21 total tackles, two forced fumbles and 1.5 sacks.

 
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