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The Chargers have reached one year agreements with free agents Jackie Battle (RB) and Aubrayo Franklin (DT).
Jackie Battle spent his 2011 season with division rival Kansas City Chiefs. after recording 597 yards with two touchdowns in 149 carries in a breakout season for Battle. Due to injuries, the undrafted free agent was asked to contribute and so he did. Battle is a 6-2 238 lbs back that will be a big presence on third down and special teams. He will also add depth to the run game should they have injury problems further into the season.
Aubrayo Franklin comes off somewhat of an off year with the New Orleans Saints, starting 9 games and recording just 17 tackles. Franklin will look to find a new beginning in San Diego. With so much talent on the Chargers line already, Franklin won't be looked at to do too much and make more specialized contributions. Franklin is entering his 11th year with the Chargers, he is a whoping 6-1 317 lbs. He has recorded 204 career tackles an...
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The Chargers signed two of the biggest name remaining free agents out there this week and, while they won’t have big impacts, as is the case with almost anyone available in July, they will see some playing time. Franklin’s signing allowed the Chargers to cut Luis Castillo, an oft injured player. Franklin will pair with potential breakout star Cam Thomas at nose tackle, allowing...
The San Diego Chargers added another running back to their roster on Friday with the signing of free agent RB Jackie Battle. Battle has spent his entire career with the Kansas City Chiefs but was not brought back after the Chiefs added RB Peyton Hillis in free agency. Battle is the third veteran running back to join the Chargers roster this season, after the franchise inked veteran...
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Hot News for RB Jackie Battle
The San Diego Chargers were busy making roster moves on Friday with training camp less than a week away. They signed free agent defensive lineman Aubrayo Franklin and running back Jackie Battle.
Battle put up some nice numbers last season for the Chiefs. He carried the ball 149 times for 597 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Chargers also released veteran offensive lineman...