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D-Linemen Look for Practice Squad Promotions

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The Chargers are among the best teams in the League at stashing young talent on the practice squad and grooming those prospects into impact players. The latest example is Jeromey Clary, who went from practice squad player in 2006 to starter in 2007. This year's jumper could be one of the three defensive linemen from last year's practice squad.

There are certainly spots to be won on San Diego's defensive line. Jamal Williams, 32, is starting to show the toll 10 NFL seasons have taken on his body. Luis Castillo has missed six games each of the last two seasons and Igor Olshansky has missed multiple games in two of the last three years. Behind the starters is a pair of former undrafted free agents, Jacques Cesaire and Brandon McKinney...

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