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Luis Castillo

Luis Castillo - #93 - DE

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 08/04/1983
Birthplace Garfield, NJ
College Northwestern
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 28th pick by Chargers

Chargers release DE Castillo

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers released DE Luis Castillo for the second time in more than five months on Thursday.

Chargers bring back DL Castillo

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached an agreement with DE Luis Castillo, re-signing the veteran lineman on Wednesday. The deal is for one year, with financial terms not announced.

Chargers to release DL Castillo

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers have told Luis Castillo that he will be released prior to March 13.

Chargers see significant progress in run 'D'

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers can point to many reasons on both sides of the ball for their dramatic improvement in the second half of 2009, but we hear a number of players pointed out this week that an upgrade in run defense ...

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Posted Dec. 07, 2011
The San Diego Chargers have placed Castillo on injured reserve.||||||| Castillo broke his left leg in the season opener on Sept. 11 and the Chargers kept him on the active roster in the hope he'd be healed toward the end of the season. He didn't.
Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Castillo broke his leg Sunday.||||||| The Chargers are keeping him on the roster in hopes he'll return faster than the 12 weeks expected and can help them down the stretch. Vaughn Martin could see more playing time.
Posted July 22, 2008
Castillo has agreed to a five-year contract extension through 2014, valued at more than $43 million.||||||| Castillo was the second of the Chargers' two first-round draft picks in 2005. He has 13 sacks in 36 career games, including 33 starts.
Posted Jan. 13, 2008
Castillo was taken to the locker room for attention after being blocked in the ribs on a first-quarter passing play during the Chargers' playoff game at Indianapolis on Sunday.||||||| He returned after only missing a few plays and doesn't appear to be bothered by the injury.
Posted Dec. 22, 2007
Castillo (ankle) is also trying to get back on the field. He's been out since early November and has been shooting for Monday night for his return.||||||| Castillo will likely be a game-time decision on Monday, so monitor his progress.

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