Moves are coming in fast and furious around the NFL with free agency set to open up in less than a week. That now includes the Los Angeles Chargers moving on from two defensive staples.
According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Los Angeles has released All-Pro linebacker Thomas Davis and veteran defensive tackle Brandon Mebane.
Davis, 36, was signed by Los Angeles last spring after earning three Pro Bowl trips in 14 seasons with the Carolina Panthers. He recorded 112 tackles in his only season in Southern California.
A 13-year pro, Mebane has spent the past four seasons with the Chargers after a nine years with the Seattle Seahawks in the Pacific Northwest. He started 13 games last season, recording 27 tackles and a sack.
Los Angeles saves north of $9.6 million be releasing the two veterans.