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Predicting The Chargers 53 Man Roster

By Ernie Padaon

Aug 2, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Curtis Brinkley (left) runs through a hole in the line during training camp at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Predicting the Chargers 53 man roster is impossible this far out from the opener, but here is my best effort for what the roster could look like on Week 1 of the NFL season.  There definitely will be some cuts that we are not going to like!

QuarterbackPhilip Rivers, Charlie Whitehurst

RunningbacksRyan Mathews, Ronnie Brown, Jackie Battle

FullbacksLeRon McClain, Jacob Hester

Wide ReceiversMalcom Floyd, Robert Meachem, Eddie Royal, Vincent Brown, Richard Goodman, Micheal Spurlock

Tight EndAntonio Gates, Dante Rosario, Ladarius Green

CenterNick Hardwick, David Molk

GuardsTyronne Green, Louis Vasquez, Rex Hadnot

TacklesJared Gaither, Jeromey Clary, Mario Henderson, Mike Harris

Defensive TackleAubrayo Franklin, Antonio Garay, Cam Thomas

Defensive EndsCorey Liuget, Vaughn Martin, Kendall Reyes, Jacques Cesaire

Outside LinebackersShaun Phillips, Jarret Johnson, Melvin Ingram, Antwan Barnes, Larry English

Middle LinebackersTakeo Spikes, Donald Butler, Jonas Mouton, Demorrio Williams

CornerbacksQuentin Jammer, Antoine Cason, Marcus Gilchrist, Shareece Wright, Greg Gatson (probably a veteran that is not on the roster yet)

SafetiesEric Weddle, Atari Bigby, Brandon Taylor, Darrell Stuckey

KickerNate Kaeding

PunterMike Scifres

Long SnapperMike Windt

Close CallsRandy McMichael, Colin Baxter, Roscoe Parrish, Mike Willie, Michael Hayes, Curtis Brinkley, Bront Bird