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Broncos safety Brian Dawkins walked slowly off the field after hurting his neck on a collision in the end zone Sunday against San Diego.
The Chargers went 5-1 without tight end Antonio Gates last year but the man who filled in for the seven-time Pro Bowler didn't see it as reason to celebrate.
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with three veteran free agents linebacker Takeo Spikes, tackle Jeromey Clary and tight end Randy McMichael on Tuesday.
"Antonio was going to be the primary starter," McMichael said, "but I had been in this offense before, and I knew that coach Turner likes to play the majority of the starters.
"We were 5-1," Randy McMichael said, "but we still were home in February.