The San Diego Chargers claimed Spurlock off waivers from Jacksonville on Wednesday.|||||||
Spurlock originally signed with the Chargers in April and played in the first four games before being released Oct. 3. Spurlock later signed with Jacksonville, where he remained until being waived Tuesday.
The Jags signed Spurlock.|||||||
Spurlock has played in 46 games during stints with Arizona, Tampa Bay, San Francisco and San Diego. He has two kickoff returns for touchdowns, one punt return for a score and 23 receptions for 294 yards and two touchdowns. The Jaguars will be without receiver Laurent Robinson (concussion) for Sunday's game against Chicago, so Spurlock provides an extra body at the position. He also could upgrade Jacksonville's special teams.
Spurlock returned a first-quarter kick 90 yards for a TD for a 14-3 lead against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. It was the first kickoff return for a touchdown in Buccaneers history.|||||||
A total of 141 players have returned kickoffs since Tampa Bay's inaugural season in 1976. It took 32 seasons and 1,865 tries for the franchise's first kickoff return TD.
Coach Jon Gruden said that Spurlock would return kicks Sunday against Arizona, according to the Tampa Tribune.|||||||
As a member of the Cardinals last season, Spurlock returned three kicks for 54 yards in their final game. Spurlock was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad on Thursday.
The Buccaneers promoted Spurlock to the active roster from the practice squad, according to the Tampa Tribune.|||||||
Spurlock played in one game last season for Arizona and cought four passes for 31 yards.