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The San Diego Chargers placed strong safety Atari Bigby on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday because of a groin injury and signed linebacker Bront Bird.
Bigby, who started all 11 games, was hurt in the first half Sunday in a 16-13 overtime loss to Baltimore.
Bird played in nine games with the Chargers in 2011 after making the squad as an undrafted rookie from Texas Tech. He was released during final roster cuts in August.
The Chargers also filled a vacancy on their practice squad by signing safety Sean Cattouse, an undrafted rookie from California.
Also Tuesday, it appeared the Chargers are headed for their second straight local TV blackout and third this season. The team says nearly 12,000 tickets need to be sold by 1:25 p.m. Thursday or the game will be blacked out in Southern California.
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Veteran safety Atari Bigby was placed on season-ending injured reserve, the San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday. The seventh-year player, who injured a groin muscle in Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, was second on the team with 68 tackles. To take his roster spot, the Chargers re-signed linebacker Bront Bird, who was with the Chargers last season. The undrafted free...
The San Diego Chargers claimed wide receiver and kick returner Michael Spurlock off waivers from Jacksonville on Wednesday and waived running back Curtis Brinkley.
Spurlock originally signed with the Chargers in April and played in the first four games before being released Oct. 3. Spurlock later signed with Jacksonville, where he remained until being waived Tuesday.
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