Chargers move Mike Willie, Dan DePalma, Chris Gronkowski To Reserve-Injured List

By Ernie Padaon

Aug 8, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver

Mike Willie

(10) during a game against against the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jody Gomez-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Chargers needed to trim the roster 3 more spots today and they did so by moving Dan DePalma, Mike Willie and Chris Gronkowski onto the reserve-injured list. Sucks for these guys, but at least he will have a job again that he will be fighting for next season. The IR seems like a way to keep these guys on the roster, without actually releasing them or putting them on the practice squad.

This could be great news for Seyi Ajirotutu. Two more wide receivers are out of the competition and there isn’t really anyone else that can take the spot, except for Robert Meachem. Mike Willie and Dan DePalma could have had a shot at taking that roster spot, but now they will have to watch from the sideline.