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The Chargers have placed safety Eric Weddle on injured reserve. 

By SI Wire
December 28, 2015

The San Diego Chargers have placed safety Eric Weddle on injured reserve, reports Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Weddle was placed against his wishes and was recently fined by the team, according to a separate report from the Union-Tribune.

Weddle, a five-time All-Pro, sustained a groin injury during the Chargers’ loss to the Oakland Raiders last Thursday. The nine-year veteran, who has played for San Diego his entire career, is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent this off-season.

Weddle played in 13 games this year, recording 77 tackles. This is the first season of Weddle’s career he did not record an interception. He had also not missed a game due to injury since 2009.

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The Chargers (4–11) close out their season on the road against the Denver Broncos (10–4) next week.

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