Ogemdi Nwagbuo's time in San Diego is up. If our expectations hold, and Stephen Cooper is IR'd after week 1, we'll be left with only two linebackers from 2010. In the quarterbacks, we have super stability and another roster spot lost to special teams. This group is also essentially unchanged. Among them were first-year player Seyi Ajirotutu, San Diego native Ogemdi Nwagbuo and promising quarterback Scott Tolzien. Tolzien was a hopeful to stay on the Chargers' roster as an improving third string quarterback behind Billy Volek and Philip Rivers. That means there are 21 new faces. The running backs are tough to judge as upgraded or downgraded with the departure of Darren Sproles to go along with the drafting of Jordan Todman. Bob Sanders blows Paul Oliver out. Football purists will be pleased to note that both the offensive and defensive lines maintain the best continuity on the team. "Tutu," as many fans refer to him, had many supporters among the fans in San Diego. I would propose that the 2011 version of the running backs is better because a committee of two will be have better rhythm and less play calling predictability (we hope). Now that he's not in San Diego anymore, fans must accept the front office's decision and hope Tutu is available during the season. Could the Cowboys come calling for Tyrod Taylor? I think it's safe to say that Kory Sperry will be an upgrade over Kris Wilson this season, as Sperry has been widely reported to have had an extremely solid pre season, while Wilson developed a case of stone hands when he was most needed during the Antonio Gates injury. This position group is essentially unchanged. Two of those "new faces" are 2010 holdouts Vincent Jackson and Marcus McNeill. After VJ, there's a huge drop off with three guys with virtually zero regular season NFL experience vs the loss of Legedu Naanee and Buster Davis. Find out the latest on your favorite NFL players on CBSSports.com. Does anyone remember the Chargers entering the 2010 season with only 4 wide receivers? The defensive backs saw the second largest number of changes. I'm going to label this group as a downgrade from 2010 due to the massive instability and unknowns. Marcus Gilchrist and Shareece Wright have much more upside than Donald Strickland and Fred Bennett. Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. The day after Tolzien was cut, like Ajirotutu, he was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco 49ers. Seyi Ajirotutu, unfortunately, was told not to report to practice and that he was not to be on the final 53-man week one roster for the 2011 regular season. This group is vastly improved in 2011 almost purely because of Vincent Jackson. The 2011 defensive line got significantly younger and more explosive via first round draft pick Corey Liuget. He had one heck of a game at the Texans in 2010, catching four passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns. The team has an odd patchwork of high mileage vets and totally untested youth this year. The team failed to improve on its 9–7 record from 2010, and finished in a three-way tie with the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders for the AFC West division title, with an 8–8 record, but lost the tiebreaker to the Broncos and missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Wallace is going to be a better special teams contributor than C.J. I certainly hadn't until I looked at my records. The second-year defensive lineman out of Michigan State was solid when needed. With all due respect to Mike Windt, we're going to go ahead and label the specialists as a downgrade from 2010. Now he has to cope with leaving his hometown to find work somewhere else. The 2011 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 42nd season in the National Football League, the 52nd overall and the third under the head coach/general manager tandem of Todd Haley and Scott Pioli.The Chiefs failed to improve on their 10–6 record in 2010.. On July 25, the NFLPA and the NFL owners agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement. First win in the NFL? Let's get one thing out of the way, the Chargers were stacked in wide receivers. All four personnel changes have been for the better. We're carrying two additional receivers this year with emphasis on special teams with those spots (Goodman/Walters). Andy Dalton is in concussion protocol and listed as questionable for Cowboys' next game. Full Los Angeles Chargers roster for the 2020 season including position, height, weight, birthdate, years of experience, and college. The three position groups that saw the biggest change this off season were the wide receivers, secondary, and linebacking corps. First win inside SoFi Stadium? To start the 2011 campaign, the San Diego Chargers return only 32 players from the 2010 opening week roster. The 2011 season was the San Diego Chargers' 42nd in the National Football League and their 52nd overall. Let's take a position-by-position look at the Week 1 roster differences. He'll be the third string quarterback in San Francisco, behind Alex Smith and fellow rookie quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He started five games in 2010 and has disrupted offensive lines since 2009, when he was put into the trenches as a rookie. I won't rehash the Marcus McNeill holdout or reanalyze the virtues of a consistent group of offensive lineman. Check. The San Diego Chargers let 27 players off their "roster leash" Saturday afternoon. Nwagbuo was born in San Diego and went to Mt. But the Chargers believed there were more important needs at different positions, so they let Tolzien go. Among them were first-year player Seyi Ajirotutu, San Diego native … He had the elements of a deep-threat receiver. The losses from 2010 were at the end of their careers (Alfonso Boone and Travis Johnson), or just struggling to hang in at the NFL level (OG Nwagbuo). The young quarterback out of Wisconsin University completed 25 out of 40 passes for 302 yards, one touchdown and one interception. To start the 2011 campaign, the San Diego Chargers return only 32 players from the 2010 opening week roster. Ajirotutu didn't have to wait long to get a new gig. The official source for Los Angeles Chargers news, schedules, stats, scores, tickets and more. … Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California. That means there are 21 new faces. Herbert gets first NFL win in a 39-29 shootout over the Jaguars. Virgil Green to miss several weeks with ankle injury. Dallas is currently down to their third-string, seventh-round rookie quarterback. C.J. Another disappointing move that Chargers fans objected to was the cut of impressive rookie quarterback Scott Tolzien. The San Diego Chargers let 27 players off their "roster leash" Saturday afternoon. Tutu was acquired by the Carolina Panthers and could be catching passes from starting rookie quarterback Cam Newton. It must have been gut-wrenching for them to get rid of such great talent.
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