Chargers Release Kicker Caleb Sturgis - NBC Southern California

Chargers Release Kicker Caleb Sturgis

NBC Sports reports Sturgis missed two games and sat out the bye week with a quad injury.

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    Caleb Sturgis in an image from StubHub Center on September 9, 2018.

    The Los Angeles Chargers announced Monday they are releasing kicker Caleb Sturgis. 

    The Bolts’ beat the Seahawks 25-17 Sunday. However, Sturgis missed an extra point on the first touchdown. After that, the Chargers failed a 2-point conversion attempt.

    Sturgis also missed a field goal in Sunday's game, becoming the first kicker in the NFL to miss a PAT and a field goal try in three consecutive games since Jim Breech in 1979.

    NBC Sports reports Sturgis missed two games and sat out the bye week with a quad injury. 

    Rookie kicker Michael Badgley was added to the Chargers active roster.

    The Chargers are in the top AFC Wild Card spot with a 6-2 record. Next week they head to Oakland to face the Raiders.