McMichael was released by the Chargers on Tuesday.|||||||
McMichael caught 59 passes for 543 yards and two touchdowns with San Diego after being signed as a free agent following five seasons in Miami (2002-06) and three in St. Louis. Overall, he has 426 receptions for 4,539 yards and 24 touchdowns.
McMichael has agreed to a two-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers.|||||||
The 10-year veteran spent the last two seasons with the Chargers, making 14 starts in 2011 with star tight end Antonio Gates slowed by injuries. McMichael had 30 catches for 271 yards, but did not score a touchdown. McMichael also played on special teams for San Diego.
McMichael had four catches for 51 yards Sunday in a 20-17 win over Kansas City.|||||||
McMichael had 26 yards receiving through two games so this was a big effort.
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with linebacker Takeo Spikes, tackle Jeromey Clary and McMichael on Tuesday.|||||||
McMichael got a one-year deal. He caught 20 passes for 221 yards with the Chargers last season.
McMichael has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season with a broken tibia, a high ankle sprain and a torn ligament in his leg.|||||||
McMichael, who suffered the injury in the closing moments of the Rams' loss to Buffalo on Sept. 28, had 11 catches and 139 yards in his first four games. Backup tight end Joe Klopfenstein will likely take over the starting role in McMichael's absence.