San Diego Chargers: First Domino Falls As Hart Is Cut

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Mike Kranzler in NFL
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The San Diego Chargers have cut starting safety Clinton Hart, as first reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune. A second-year starter, Hart received a large contract extension midway through 2008, making his release all the more surprising. However, his limitations in coverage and tacklingástruggles may have contributed to his release. Hart has also struggled with injuries, as a neck stinger kept him out of the lineup for several games last season, during which time the Chargers' defense did not seem to skip a beat in his absence. It is not known yet if rookie Kevin Ellison or veteran Steve Gregory will get the starting nod on Monday Night Football versus the 5-0 Broncos, but the smart money is probably on Ellison. A.J. Smith seems to believe that he has someone on the roster capable of f ...

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