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San Diego Chargers Drop 22 Players

The cuts were announced Saturday by the team

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    As part of final-cut day, the San Diego Chargers released 22 players on Saturday in an effort to reach the NFL’s 53-man roster limit.

    In the routine step toward the start football season, the team announced the following players had been cut from the Bolts:

    • (LB) Victor Aiyewa
    • (DT) Chas Alecxih
    • (WR) Torrence Allen
    • (WR) Vincent Brown*
    • (CB) Crezdon Butler
    • (S) Alden Darby
    • (CB) Greg Ducre
    • (TE) Mike Flacco
    • (T) Mike Harris
    • (WR) Javontee Herndon
    • (LB) Thomas Keiser
    • (DE) Joe Kruger
    • (LB) Cordarro Law
    • (S) Adrian Phillips
    • (WR) Tevin Reese
    • (T) Jeremiah Sirles
    • (QB) Brad Sorensen
    • (LB) Colton Underwood
    • (G) Craig Watts
    • (G-T) Kenny Wiggins
    • (C-G) Khalil Wilkes
    • (DE) Doug Worthington

    The Chargers said that if Brown clears waivers, he will be placed on the team’s Reserve-Injured list with a calf injury. Earlier this week, the team trimmed their roster by releasing another 11 players.

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