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San Diego Chargers bring in Lions WR Lance Moore for a visit

With veteran receiver Stevie Johnson out for an unknown amount of time with a torn meniscus, the Chargers are bringing in other veteran receivers to work out for the team.

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As we covered earlier today, the Chargers brought in receivers Brian Hartline and James Jones to be worked out and take physicals at Chargers Park today. Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that former Saint, Lion, and Steeler Lance Moore is also working out for the Chargers today.

The vast majority of Moore's career was spent with the New Orleans Saints. From 2007 through 2013, Moore never had a DVOA (defense-adjusted value over average) below 13.3%. Granted, he played his home games in a dome with Sean Payton calling the plays and Drew Brees throwing him the ball, but that's pretty good. In his best season, 2012, he caught 65 passes for 1041 yards and 6 touchdowns for a DVOA of 31.2% (which was the fifth-best mark in the NFL).

Moore played for Pittsburgh in 2014 and was below average, but last season he played for Detroit and was again at a 10.1% DVOA, so there's reason to believe he has something left in the tank. He may not be the best option to replace Stevie Johnson, but there's at least a chance he could do so successfully.