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The San Diego Chargers have parted ways with 15-year veteran linebacker Takeo Spikes. According to the team’s website, the move was made on Thursday morning. Please click here to read this story The post San Diego Chargers cut veteran Takeo Spikes appeared first on Players View.

Chargers release 15-year veteran LB Takeo Spikes

The San Diego Chargers have released linebacker Takeo Spikes in their first major move under new general manager Tom Telesco. The 36-year-old Spikes has played 15 NFL seasons, including the last two with San Diego. He has started 215 of his 219 career games played, including all 32 with the Chargers. He has 1,737 career tackles, including 218 with the Chargers. Spikes has never...

Chargers will release Takeo Spikes

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the San Diego Chargers will be releasing linebacker Takeo Spikes. SD releasing LB Takeo Spikes today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, 2013 Spikes has had a long and succesful NFL career and doesn’t plan on retiring just yet.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script...

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