Chargers Roster Changes

Chargers sign a new linebacker as insurance.

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Cameron Kenney, seen here in the Chargers game against Dallas, was one of 10 players cut on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
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Vidal Hazelton, seen here in his days with the Southern California Trojans, was released from the Chargers on Aug. 29 2011.
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Chargers announced they released long snapper David Binn. In his younger days, Binn made it to the Super Bowl with the Chargers in 1994.
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Chargers running back Shawnbrey McNeal was released by the team on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
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The San Diego Chargers have signed inside linebacker Kevin Bentley to a one-year deal - seen here in a Houston Texan uniform. The signing Wednesday is an insurance move in case Stephen Cooper can't play due to a torn right biceps. Cooper, hurt in Sunday night's exhibition win at Dallas, returned to practice on Wednesday and hopes to play in Saturday night's game at Arizona. Bentley is a 10-year veteran who played with Houston last year.
Here's a look at the changes made in the hours and days after the threat of an NFL lockout was over.
First round draft pick Corey Liuget signed a 4-year contract and was on the practice field Aug. 4, 2011 for the first time as a Charger.
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Quarterback Billy Volek agreed to a 2-year contract to stay in San Diego and back up Philip Rivers. Volek, a 12-year veteran, has been a Charger since 2006 but only thrown 44 passes.
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Darren Sproles carried the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium on Dec. 12, 2010. After six seasons, the Chargers could not reach terms with Sproles, and the unrestricted free agent reunited with former teammate Drew Brees on the New Orleans Saints.
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Chargers linebacker Antwan Applewhite was cut from the team before players showed up for their first practice.
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Wide receiver Buster Davis #84 of the San Diego Chargers was another veteran player cut from the roster.
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Chargers cut linebacker Jyles Tucker from the team before practices started.
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Free agent linebacker Takeo Spikes signed a three-year contract with the team. He follows new Chargers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky from last year's San Francisco 49ers.
Tight end Randy McMichael, seen here during training camp in July 2010, is a 10-year veteran who proved last year he could rise to the occasion in Antonio Gates' absence. He signed a one-year deal.
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Safety Bob Sanders, formerly of the Indianapolis Colts, signed a one-year contract with the Chargers. The oft-injured standout said he came to team camp the healthiest he's been in the past four years.
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Free safety Eric Weddle re-signed with the Chargers with a five-year contract Friday.
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Cornerback Donald Strickland was released from the Chargers after starting last season as the nickel back.
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Tight end Kris Wilson was released by the Chargers. Wilson played with the team for four seasons but was relegated to third on the depth chart after Randy McMichael was signed.
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The Chargers announced they released Brandon Lang on July 28.
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Wide receiver Vincent Brown #80 of the San Diego State Aztecs has been drafted by the Chargers.
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