Bront Bird LB SD 5 Months
Chargers declined to exclusive rights free agent LB Bront Bird.
The move makes Bird an unrestricted free agent. Bird played 148 snaps on defense last season, but is primarily a special teamer.
Bront Bird LB SD 11 Months
Chargers ILB Bront Bird is expected to start once again in Sunday's game against the Eagles.
Manti Te'o (foot) is still not practicing and does not appear close to a return. IDP owners should note that Bird was a monster on Monday night, racking up 14 tackles (10 solo). The Eagles' run-heavy, fastbreak offense will lead to plenty more tackle opportunities.
Bront Bird LB SD Dec 28 '11
Chargers placed LB Bront Bird (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Bird was an undrafted free agent out of Texas Tech that spent the first part of the year on the Chargers' practice squad. He ended up making 14 tackles in nine games as a backup linebacker and special teamer.
Bront Bird LB SD Oct 31 '11
Chargers promoted LB Bront Bird from the practice squad.
An undrafted free agent out of Texas Tech, Bird will be making his NFL debut if he's active tonight. Although the Chargers are dealing with a banged up linebacker corps, Bird's contributions should be limited to special teams.