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Scouting Report: ILB Gerald Hayes

LB Gerald Hayes (Stephen Dunn/Getty)

The Chargers bolstered their linebacker depth by swapping injury-impaired ILB Stephen Cooper with former Cardinals standout Gerald Hayes. Will Hayes allow the Chargers to give Takeo Spikes some rest? Can he help a run defense that was embarrassed by Denver in Week 5? For more, we check in with publisher Brad Wilbricht.

Gerald Hayes played college ball at Pittsburgh, where he was a three-time All-Big East Conference selection. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft and spent his first eight seasons in Arizona. Hayes proved durable and dependable during his time in the desert. He missed only four games from 2006-2009, starting... Recommended Stories