Veteran Linebacker Eric Kendricks Released by Los Angeles Chargers, Opens up New Opportunities for Other Teams

Eric Kendricks released by Chargers – NBC Sports

Eric Kendricks, a 32-year-old veteran linebacker, has recently been released by the Los Angeles Chargers. During his time with the team, he played in 15 games and started in 14 of them, making a significant impact on the field with his 117 total tackles, seven tackles for loss, six passes defensed, and 3.5 sacks.

The Chargers will save $6.5 million against the salary cap by releasing Kendricks, who was set to make $5 million in base salary for the 2024 season. Originally drafted in the second round out of UCLA in the 2015 draft, Kendricks spent his first eight seasons with the Minnesota Vikings before joining the Chargers last year. In 2019, he earned the titles of first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler during his time with the Vikings.

Kendricks has had a successful career in the NFL and is an appealing option for teams in need of linebacker depth. With his release from the Chargers, he will have the opportunity to explore other opportunities in

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