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Micheal Spurlock returning to Chargers - Michael Gehlken
The wide receiver is returning to the Chargers, who claimed him Wednesday off waivers. He's spent the past six games playing for the Jaguars after the Chargers released him Oct. 5 with the intention of bringing back a week later.
Chargers Brown steps it up, but Butler isn't practicing - Tom Krasovic
Vincent Brown ran sprints, cornered around cones, shuffled and did rapid stop-and-starts on Wednesday at Chargers Park. Brown appeared to close to full speed, a sign that, barring a setback, he is on track to practice soon for the first time since mid-August. The wide receiver broke his left ankle on Aug. 18.
Past Play Makes Bird a Good Fit for Bolts - Ricky Henne
"I got the call and was extremely excited and I flew out immediately," he said. "I think I’m a guy who can play a lot of different positions on special teams and defense as well. Even being out for 12 weeks, I still know the playbook very well so I think I’m a guy they trust to go in and get the job done in a number of positions if they need it."
Brandon Taylor Ready to Make His NFL Debut - Ricky Henne
"This year’s been a learning experience for me," he said following Wednesday’s practice. "I know you have to be patient in this league and wait your turn to get your opportunity on the field. This week is my opportunity. I have to take advantage of it. I need to go out there and play my kind of football and make plays."
All-Access: Eric Weddle Gametime - Ricky Henne
Weddle allowed Chargers.com to tag along with him to last week’s game against the Baltimore Ravens for an all-access, behind-the-scenes look at how he gets ready for gametime. Take a look at this one of a kind exclusive below.
Danario Alexander (thigh) not limited, strong fantasy flex-play - Dylan DeSimone
Fantasy Analysis: Alexander has been a difference-maker for the Chargers offense that has struggled. Phillip Rivers has not been having the best season, but he is a gun-slinger. Alexander and Rivers have recently struck a rapport that has paid dividends in fantasy.
49ers bring in kickers for tryouts - Yahoo! Sports
The 49ers brought in free agent kickers Nate Kaeding and Billy Cundiff for workouts Tuesday, as the team's kicker, David Akers, is dealing with a minor injury, according to the coach.