Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/17/12

MINNEAPOLIS - AUGUST 28: Charlie Whitehurst of the Seattle Seahawks looks to hand off against the Minnesota Vikings during a preseason NFL game at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on August 28, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The San Diego Chargers welcomed back quarterback Charlie Whitehurst with a two-year contract. The deal is worth $4 million - including a $1 million signing bonus, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported on Friday night. Whitehurst's return allowed the Chargers to release veteran quarterback Billy Volek, 35. Whitehurst spent four seasons with San Diego from 2006-09, although he did not throw a pass in a regular-season game. He was then traded to the Seattle Seahawks, with whom he played in nine contests over two campaigns.
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