Six players were released and four others were not tendered offers, allowing all of the players to become Unrestricted free agents on Wednesday. TE Stephen Alexander, RB Antoineo Harris, DE Raylee Johnson, T Vaughn Parker, C Cory Raymer and DE Marcellus Wiley were released while G Michael Keathley, WR Tim Baker, WR Dondre Gilliam and G David Brandt were not tendered offers. Johnson and Parker requested to be released and the team obliged.
March 2, 2004
The San Diego Chargers cut many veteran stars in 2003 and the names dotting this year's list won't come close to rivaling that list. Still there are plenty of fan favorites and coaches pets that could get the boot, or restructure this week as the Chargers look to free up cash for free agency. The writers here at <a href="http://sdboltreport.com">SDBoltReport.com</a> give their take on the potential cut list. Here is a look at players with current contracts on that list:
February 29, 2004
The early word has put Vaughn Parker on the outs with the San Diego Chargers as they have asked him to take a pay cut he is not willing to. Thus the team will grant him his release. With injuries trampling the offensive line a year ago, this area is a priority. Other prospective free agents on the line may or may not be back with the club. Here is the latest on three other linemen and one defender:
February 27, 2004
The return to health of Marcellus Wiley was part of the projected resurgence of the defensive line. Ray Lee Johnson and Adrian Dingle would support the opposite side in some sort of rotation and add in sacks and quarterback pressures. The heat from the ends never materialized in a consistent fashion and it left the secondary gasping for air and struggling to keep up in coverage.
February 8, 2004