NFL

Veteran NFL Running Back Was Released On Saturday

By Ajay Pandit

Jan 1, 2023

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Fifth-year running back Sony Michel has been released by the Los Angeles Chargers.

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In order to make room on the roster for standout pass rusher Joey Bosa, 

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who was reinstated from the injured reserve ahead of this weekend's game against the Rams, 

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the organisation made this move.

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This season, Michel played in 10 games for the Chargers, rushing 36 times for just 106 yards and no touchdowns. 

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His NFL career's current campaign has been his least fruitful. 

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The Rams' first-round draught selection racked up 845 yards and four touchdowns in 2021.

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In the Chargers' depth chart, Michel was listed third, behind Austin Ekeler and Joshua Kelley. 

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Along with rookie fourth-round pick Isaiah Spiller, he shared touches.

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On Sunday, the Chargers and Rams will play in Week 17, with the winner securing a spot in the postseason.