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Outside line backer Melvin Ingram, who has an ACL tear, has been placed on the active/PUP list by the San Diego Chargers. He will start the season on the reserve/PUP and has a very outside chance at seeing action this season. Ingram tore his ACL at the OTA’s in May.
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— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) July 25, 2013
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