San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The San Diego Chargers have released
linebacker Takeo Spikes.
The 36-year-old veteran spent the past two seasons with San Diego and last
year notched 78 tackles in 16 games.
"Takeo is a true professional and a class act," said Chargers general manager
Tom Telesco. "We're grateful for his many contributions to the Chargers
organization, both on and off the field, and wish him nothing but the best in
Spikes began his career with Cincinnati in 1998, then joined Buffalo in 2003
and played for Philadelphia in 2007 before spending three seasons in San
In 219 NFL games, all but four as a starter, Spikes has 1,737 career tackles
with 29 sacks and 19 interceptions.
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