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Should the Chargers sign Austin Seferian-Jenkins?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Should the Chargers make a move to sign him?

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On the heels of DUI charge acquired Thursday night, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins. The former second round pick tweeted out a thank you to fans Friday morning, his release was later confirmed by multiple sources.

With Antonio Gates unlikely to play this week against the Indianapolis Colts, there have been rumors that the Chargers are in the market for a tight end. That brings us to the big question: should the San Diego Chargers sign Seferian-Jenkins? In a word, no.

The third-year tight end has shown flashes of being a good player here and there, however, the Chargers have a young and immensely talented player by the name of Hunter Henry on the roster. He figures to get a lot of snaps in Gates absence, and the team really likes Sean McGrath as well.

Not only that, but this is the second time Seferian-Jenkins has been hit with a DUI, and there is likely a suspension from the league coming his way. The Chargers pride themselves on keeping their roster “clean”, and they are not afraid to pass on or part ways with a talented player with off the field troubles *cough* Vincent Jackson *cough*. In other words, the former Buc is probably completely off of the team’s radar.