The Chargers placed NT Aubrayo Franklin and S Brandon Taylor on injured reserve and promoted S Sean Cattouse and CB Greg Gatson from the practice squad.
Franklin (knee) played in 12 games with nine starts and had 20 tackles in his first season with San Diego.
Taylor, the team’s third-round pick in April, suffered a knee injury in Week 16. He played in four games with one start and had six tackles and half a sack.
Cattouse joined the Chargers’ practice squad on Nov. 27. Gatson was active for two games earlier in the season. He is an undrafted rookie out of Arkansas.