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The San Diego Chargers have signed running back Jackie Battle. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Battle is built like a tank at 6-2, 239 pounds, but his size did not translate to great power on the NFL gridiron, as he averaged a measly 3.8 yards per carry over his career with Kansas City. Ronnie Brown shall remain the preferred handcuff for Ryan Mathews in fantasy drafts.
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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...
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...
The San Diego Chargers released veteran DE Luis Castillo Thursday. The move had been discussed between Castillo and the team several times.
Castillo, 28, who was drafted in the first round in 2005, is now considering catching on with another team.
While not considered a lock to make the roster, he may still have some left in the tank to contribute elsewhere. He's currently...
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews told XTRA Sports 1360 in San Diego with Chris & Ben (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) that he’s in better shape heading into training camp this year, then he was last season.
“Huge, huge difference. I’m in way better shape this time than I was last year and I just feel good about myself. I really do. I feel real...
It turns out Luis Castillo won't be back with the San Diego Chargers after all, Kevin Acee of UT-San Diego reported Thursday the team has released Castillo, a defensive tackle who was the team's first-round selection in the 2005 NFL Draft. The move is curious considering the Chargers re-signed Castillo on April 3. Castillo broke his leg in Week 1 last September and missed...
The San Diego Chargers have signed defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year contract.
Franklin started nine games last season for the New Orleans Saints, registering 17 tackles.
Franklin is a 6-foot-1, 317-pounder from the University of Tennessee who hasn't missed a game since the 2007 season.
He has 204 career tackles
The San Diego Chargers released former first-round pick Luis Castillo. Castillo was a full-time starter each of his first six seasons, but suffered a broken leg in the season-opener against the Vikings last season and was inactive for 11 games before being placed on injured reserve on Dec. 8. As a free agent in March, Castillo visited the Chiefs and Patriots before signing a...
When Chargers left guard Kris Dielman announced his retirement March 1, the four-time Pro Bowler said his decision was final, apparently, now, that has changed. Two sources said Friday that Dielman has "un-retired," although it is unclear what his plans are. The Chargers released him Friday from the reserve-retired list, which frees him to play for any team. Dielman had...
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers will be releasing defensive end Luis Castillo.
Castillo was released last season and was then re-signed for less money.
The 28 year-old Castillo only played in one game during the 2011 season, after suffering a fractured leg.
Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Donald Washington was arrested Thursday in Illinois and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, according to Effingham County court records. Washington, who plays cornerback and safety, was stopped by Illinois State Police for speeding on Interstate 70 in central Illinois when an officer found drugs in his vehicle, according to the Effingham...
Ohio State announced the 11-member class that will go into its Athletics Hall of Fame this fall on Thursday afternoon, and the list includes five football players, including football legend and current assistant coach Mike Vrabel.