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Chargers 2021 Final Cuts Tracker: News, rumors, and more

Here. We. Go.

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Like the rest of the NFL, the Chargers must cut down their roster from 80 to 53 players by 4:00 p.m. ET tomorrow. Fortunately, the 16-man practice squad returns so just because a player you liked gets cut initially doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty of room for them to stick around on the PS.

Below, we’ll keep you all updated on who the Chargers cut and while throwing you the biggest bits of news and rumors from around the NFL.

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Players cut by the Chargers

The Chargers are cutting defensive tackle Breiden Fehoko and wide receiver Tyron Johnson.

The Chargers are cutting Michael Badgley. Tristan Vizcaino is your new starting kicker in L.A.

The Bolts are parting ways with wide receiver Michael Bandy.

The Chargers are cutting cornerback John Brannon and running back Darius Bradwell.

The Chargers are cutting former Oregon tight end and 2021 UDFA Hunter Kampmoyer.

The Chargers are waiving nine players and waived/injured two others. Some of those cut are edge rusher Jessie Lemonier, tight end Matt Sokol, and DL Willie Yarbary.

The first domino falls and it’s Jessie Lemonier. The Chargers are releasing the second-year edge rusher, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

News and rumors from around the NFL

Several running backs will be available after Devonta Freeman was released by the Saints and Javian Hawkins was waived by the Titans.

The Lions are waiving former second-round linebacker Jahlani Tavai

The Browns are cutting former fifth-round pass-rusher Curtis Weaver.

The Bucs are releasing cornerback Antonio Hamilton.

The Chiefs are waiving rookie safety Devon Key.

The Lions waived a numbers of players, including offensive tackle Tyrell Crosby. Crosby played with Justin Herbert at Oregon from 2016-2018.

The Colts released veteran safety Sean Davis.

The Lions cut wide receiver Breshad Perriman who signed with the Lions earlier this year as a free agent. He was due a guaranteed $2 million.

After the team’s preseason finale, Bill Belichick is still not ready name his starting quarterback.

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is dealing with a neck injury. Head coach Frank Reich doesn’t believe it to be season-ending.

Giants tight end Evan Engram left their preseason finale with a calf injury and did not return.