Richard Goodman WR SD 11 Months

Chargers released WR Richard Goodman.

Goodman was a special teamer and kick returner in San Diego. Fozzy Whittaker can fill that role, allowing the Chargers to add help at linebacker. In three seasons with San Diego, Goodman caught one pass and averaged 27.6 yards per kick return.

Richard Goodman WR SD Mar 11 '13

Chargers re-signed KR/WR Richard Goodman to a one-year, $630,000 contract.

Not an offensive threat, 26-year-old Goodman is a core special teamer in San Diego. He runs downfield on punt and kickoff coverage, and Goodman's 27.6 kick return average over the past two seasons is the league's fourth-best mark.

Richard Goodman WR SD Oct 29 '12

Chargers placed KR/WR Richard Goodman on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, ending his season.

Goodman pulled up lame on the opening kickoff of Sunday's loss. A backup slot receiver, he finishes 2012 with zero catches. A three-year veteran, Goodman is headed for restricted free agency in the offseason.

Richard Goodman WR SD Oct 28 '12

Chargers KR/WR Richard Goodman (hamstring) is expected to be out "a while."

With Eddie Royal sidelined, Goodman was poised to act as the Chargers' slot receiver in Week 8. Instead, he severely pulled his hamstring on the opening kickoff.

Richard Goodman WR SD Oct 28 '12

Chargers KR Richard Goodman left Sunday's game against the Browns in the first quarter with a hamstring injury.

Goodman went down on the opening kickoff. He was able to walk off under his own power, but has already been ruled out for the day.

Richard Goodman WR SD Sep 11 '12

Chargers WR/KR Richard Goodman sustained a concussion in the Chargers' Week 1 win over the Raiders.

Goodman picked up 76 yards on three kickoff returns before leaving. He ranked fourth in the league in kickoff return average last season, behind only Joe McKnight, Randall Cobb and Ted Ginn.

Richard Goodman WR SD Mar 12 '12

Chargers tendered exclusive rights free agent WR/KR Richard Goodman and LS Mike Windt.

Both will receive $540,000 salaries in 2012 and be eligible for restricted free agency in 2013. Goodman, essentially a younger version of Kassim Osgood, didn't catch a pass last season but averaged a robust 27.5 yards per kick return, including a 105-yard touchdown. He also made five special teams tackles.