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Chargers Steal Defensive Lineman From Browns' Practice Squad

Isaiah De Los Santos
The Los Angeles Chargers have stolen a defensive lineman from the Cleveland Browns' practice squad.
The Los Angeles Chargers have stolen a defensive lineman from the Cleveland Browns' practice squad. / (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Defense has been a clear weakness for the Los Angeles Chargers this season. Injuries are a big reason to blame, with several key members sidelined for significant time.

In need of playmakers, Los Angeles has stolen a player from the Cleveland Browns' practice squad.

The Chargers are signing defensive tackle Tyeler Davison to their active roster. He joined Cleveland's practice squad a month ago, but Los Angeles has poached him by giving him a 53-man spot.

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Davison entered the league as a fifth-round pick by the New Orleans Saints in 2015. He went on to play in 61 games and make 48 starts for them, recording 3.5 sacks, 9 tackles for loss and 11 QB hits over four seasons.

The Fresno State product then landed with the Atlanta Falcons in 2019. He played in 44 games (including 38 starts) during three seasons there, notching anoher 1.5 sacks, 9 TFL and 4 QB hits.

Davison provides an experienced depth piece that's valuable to a hurting a defense. He could instantly see time with Austin Johnson and Forrest Merrill on the injured reserve list.

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