Monday October 27th, 2014

The San Diego Chargers have released cornerback Richard Marshall and signed cornerback Richard Crawford, the team announced Monday

Marshall, 29, has played in eight games this season with 24 combined tackles. He started in Thursday’s game against the Denver Broncos after cornerback Brandon Flowers suffered a concussion and Jason Verrett re-aggravated a shoulder injury last week.

The Chargers lost 35-21 after Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders had 120 yards and a career-high three touchdown catches.

To replace Marshall on the 53-man active roster, the team signed Crawford, the Washington Redskins' seventh-round pick in 2012. Crawford was released from the Redskins practice squad early in the season, re-signed in late September and then waived three weeks ago.

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The Chargers are 5-3 and face the 4-3 Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

- Danielle Zhu

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