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San Diego Chargers


Deon Butler

Deon Butler - #3 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 182 lbs.
Birthday 01/04/1986
Birthplace Fairfax, VA
College Penn State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 27th pick by Seahawks

Chargers add TE depth behind Gates

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with TE Dante Rosario, creating more depth behind starter Antonio Gates.

Chargers re-sign TE McMichael

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers have re-signed TE Randy McMichael, keeping a valuable run blocker and receiver on their roster.

Chargers add S Bigby

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who lost S Steve Gregory in free agency to the Patriots earlier in the week, have compensated for it by signing free-agent S Atari Bigby.

Whitehurst returns to Chargers

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
After two failed seasons in Seattle, QB Charlie Whitehurst is returning to the team that drafted him in 2006, San Diego, which then cut veteran QB Billy Volek.

Chargers sign WR Royal

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
The Chargers have added their second receiver since losing Vincent Jackson in free agency, signing Eddie Royal on Thursday evening.

Patriots sign SS Gregory

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed former Chargers free-agent SS Steve Gregory to a three-year contract.

After setbacks, Chargers turning things around

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
After losing three Pro Bowl players early in the offseason, the Chargers have turned things around with some signings that improve the roster.

Fantasy spin: LeRon McClain

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
LeRon McClain is now a Charger, replacing Mike Tolbert but will he be used like Tolbert was the past two seasons? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chargers sign OLB Johnson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their linebacking corps, the Chargers have signed OLB Jarret Johnson to a four-year contract.

Chargers keep Gaither with four-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract, a major boost to a team that has had a rough offseason thus far on the offensive line.

Fantasy spin: Robert Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Chargers quickly replaced the loss of WR Vincent Jackson with Robert Meachem but what should fantasy owners expect? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add WR Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
Hours after losing WR Vincent Jackson to the Buccaneers, the Chargers signed free-agent WR Robert Meachem to a four-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Chargers re-sign C Hardwick

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed C Nick Hardwick to a three-year contract.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 08, 2013
The Chargers agreed to terms with Butler on a one-year deal on Monday.||||||| Butler played in 35 games during four seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, catching 57 passes for 611 yards (10.7 average) and four touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 12, 2010
Butler will be placed on injured reserve, as expected, after suffering a broken leg against San Francisco. He was injured in the final minutes of Sunday's 40-21 loss to the 49ers.||||||| Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Butler underwent surgery Sunday night at Stanford Hospital and a rod was inserted into his lower leg to stabilize the break. Carroll said only one bone in his lower leg broke - he did not specify which - but there were two breaks.
Posted July 24, 2009
The Seahawks have signed Butler, their third-round draft choice, to a multiyear contract.||||||| The team announced Friday that Penn State's career receptions leader became the fifth of Seattle's seven draft picks to sign. Butler was the 91st overall pick in the April draft. He had 179 receptions at Penn State, finished second in school history with 2,771 receiving yards, and third with 22 touchdowns.

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