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  NFL | Luis Castillo unsure about future    Fri Jul 20, 05:17 PM

Free-agent DL Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) is trying to decide if he wants to continue his playing career or stop because of recurring back problems. Castillo will need a few weeks to get healthy if he decides to continue his playing.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo released    Thu Jul 19, 04:33 PM

Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have released DE Luis A. Castillo.

Footballguys view: Castillo visited with the Chiefs and the Patriots earlier this year, so perhaps that's where he'll end up. The Chargers weren't going to give him the amount of playing time he's looking for as the team has a youth movement defensively.

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  Chargers | Will release Luis Castillo    Thu Jul 19, 03:07 PM

The San Diego Chargers will release DE Luis A. Castillo.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo contract update    Wed Apr 4, 04:45 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers DE Luis A. Castillo signed a one-year deal worth $1 million and will have the chance to earn an additional $1 million based on playing time.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo agrees to terms    Wed Apr 4, 04:03 PM

The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Castillo has been injured a lot over the course of his career. Even if he can stay healthy he's not a lock to be in the starting lineup anymore.

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  Chargers | Offers extended to several free agents    Wed Mar 21, 12:23 PM

The San Diego Chargers have offers extended to free-agents FB Jacob Hester, NT Antonio Garay and DE Luis A. Castillo about returning to the team in 2012. All three are unrestricted free agents and can continue to test the market as they choose.

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  Patriots | Luis Castillo visited     Mon Mar 19, 11:54 AM

Free-agent DL Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) visited the New England Patriots Saturday, March 17, according to a source.

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  Panthers | Could show interest in Luis Castillo    Sun Mar 11, 02:51 PM

The Carolina Panthers may consider pursuing free-agent DE Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) this offseason.

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  Patriots | Could have interest in Luis Castillo    Sun Mar 11, 01:25 PM

The New England Patriots may consider pursuing free-agent DE Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) this offseason.

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  Chargers | Want to re-sign Luis Castillo    Fri Mar 9, 12:06 PM

The San Diego Chargers would like to re-sign free-agent DL Luis A. Castillo, who was released last week in a cost-cutting move. San Diego would like him to return at a cheaper price. The Chargers, however, may not be able to bring him back, as several other teams are showing interest.

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  Chiefs | Luis Castillo visits    Fri Mar 9, 11:58 AM

Free-agent DL Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) visited with the Kansas City Chiefs. Several other teams have also expressed an interest in him.

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  Cowboys | May have interest in Luis Castillo    Mon Mar 5, 04:52 PM

The Dallas Cowboys may consider pursuing free-agent DE Luis A. Castillo (Chargers) this offseason.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo released    Mon Mar 5, 04:32 PM

The San Diego Chargers have released DE Luis A. Castillo.

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  Chargers | Will release Luis Castillo    Sat Mar 3, 01:11 PM

The San Diego Chargers will be releasing DE Luis A. Castillo before the start of free agency. The team would be willing to re-sign him at a lesser salary.

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  Chargers | Plan to release Luis Castillo    Mon Feb 27, 02:49 PM

The San Diego Chargers plan to release DE Luis A. Castillo this offseason. Castillo is scheduled to receive a $1 million bonus next month and a $3.9 million base salary next season.

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  Chargers | Could be big spenders in free agency     Thu Feb 9, 11:13 AM

The San Diego Chargers currently have between $10-15 million of cap space to work with this offseason. They will also likely clear the books of $10 million by waiving OT Marcus McNeill. The team is also expected to release or seek to renegotiate the contract of DL Luis A. Castillo, who is due $4.975 million in 2012. Releasing Castillo would clear all but $1.025 million of his $6 million cap number.

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  Chargers | Marcus McNeill likely to be cut    Tue Feb 7, 07:14 PM

The San Diego Chargers are expected to clear cap room by waiving OT Marcus McNeill this offseason. The team could also release or rework a new contract with DL Luis A. Castillo, who will make $4.975 million in 2012.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo not expected to return    Sat Jan 7, 03:02 PM

The San Diego Chargers are expected to release DE Luis A. Castillo this offseason because he is scheduled to make $4.9 million in 2012.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo placed on IR    Wed Dec 7, 01:34 PM

The San Diego Chargers have placed DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season.

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  Chargers | Move to IR might come soon for Luis Castillo    Wed Dec 7, 12:00 AM

The San Diego Chargers might be closer to placing DL Luis A. Castillo (fibula) on season-ending Injured Reserve. 'For a while, he was making progress and then, like sometimes happens with these injuries, he's kind of leveled off right now,' head coach Norv Turner said Tuesday, Dec. 6. 'Hopefully, he can make another move here in the next period. Obviously, at some point we've got to consider making a move.'

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  Chargers | Week 13 Inactives    Mon Dec 5, 07:24 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared OT Brandyn Dombrowski, WR Bryan Walters, LB Everette Brown, OG Ike Ndukwe, DL Luis A. Castillo, LB Na'il Diggs, CB Shareece Wright inactive for Week 13.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo ruled out    Sat Dec 3, 03:09 PM

San Diego Chargers DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 3, and has been ruled out for Week 13.

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  Chargers | Three miss practice     Fri Dec 2, 05:41 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), LB Na'il Diggs (chest) and OT Brandyn Dombrowski (foot) did not practice Friday, Dec. 2.

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  Chargers | Two miss practice    Thu Dec 1, 05:45 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and OT Brandyn Dombrowski (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

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  Chargers | Week 12 Inactives    Sun Nov 27, 03:18 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared WR Bryan Walters, OG Louis Vasquez, DL Luis A. Castillo, WR Malcom Floyd, OT Marcus McNeill, CB Marcus Gilchrist, OG Tyronne Green inactive for Week 12.

Footballguys view: The Chargers line remains in piecemeal shape against the hottest pass rush duo in the league.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo might be out until at least Week 14    Fri Nov 25, 08:50 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) might be out at least two more games.

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  Chargers | Three ruled out    Fri Nov 25, 05:19 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), WR Malcom Floyd (hip) and OT Marcus McNeill (neck) did not practice Friday, Nov. 25, and have been ruled out for Week 12.

Footballguys view: Vincent Brown will get the start for Floyd and be a good upside flex with the Broncos defense focusing on Antonio Gates and Vincent Jackson. McNeill's absence will cause Philip Rivers problems against the best pass rush duo in the league right now.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo injury update     Fri Nov 25, 10:29 AM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) was working by himself on a side field during practice Thursday, Nov. 24. Castillo could possibly return in Week 14 or Week 15.

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  Chargers | Four do not practice    Thu Nov 24, 04:24 PM

San Diego Chargers OGs Tyronne Green (hand) and Louis Vasquez (ankle), OT Marcus McNeill (neck) and DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 24.

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  Chargers | Seven miss practice    Wed Nov 23, 06:59 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), WR Malcom Floyd (hip), CB Marcus Gilchrist (hamstring), OG Tyronne Green (hand), OT Marcus McNeill (neck), LB Shaun Phillips (foot) and OG Louis Vasquez (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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  Chargers | Week 11 Inactives    Sun Nov 20, 03:15 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared OG Louis Vasquez, DL Luis A. Castillo, WR Malcom Floyd, OT Marcus McNeill, CB Marcus Gilchrist, LB Shaun Phillips, OG Tyronne Green inactive for Week 11.

Footballguys view: Vincent Brown gets another start with Floyd out.

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  Chargers | Four ruled out     Fri Nov 18, 03:54 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), WR Malcom Floyd (hip), OT Marcus McNeill (neck) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not practice Friday, Nov. 18, and are ruled out for Week 11.

Footballguys view: Vincent Brown will replace Floyd and he is a good pickup this week, although McNeill's absence will give QB Philip Rivers less time to find Brown downfield.

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  Chargers | Seven do not practice    Thu Nov 17, 07:37 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), DL Antonio Garay (hip), CB Marcus Gilchrist (hamstring), OG Tyronne Green (hand), OT Marcus McNeill (neck), LB Shaun Phillips (foot) and OG Louis Vasquez (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 17.

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  Chargers | Seven miss practice    Wed Nov 16, 06:59 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), DL Antonio Garay (hip), CB Marcus Gilchrist (hamstring), OG Tyronne Green (hand), OT Marcus McNeill (neck), LB Shaun Phillips (foot) and OG Louis Vasquez (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo a few weeks away    Sat Nov 12, 04:58 PM

San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) is about two or three weeks away from returning. Castillo suffered a broken leg in Week 1 and has not returned.

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  Chargers | Two will miss Week 10    Wed Nov 9, 06:13 PM

San Diego Chargers OG Kris Dielman (concussion) and DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 9, and have been ruled out for Week 10.

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  Chargers | Three unable to practice Tuesday    Tue Nov 8, 09:11 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 8. OG Kris Dielman (concussion) also failed to practice, and he has already been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Oakland Raiders.

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  Chargers | Three do not practice    Mon Nov 7, 09:11 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), LB Shaun Phillips (foot) and LB Takeo Spikes (biceps) did not practice Monday, Nov. 7.

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  Chargers | Week 9 Inactives    Sun Nov 6, 03:00 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared LB Everette Brown, OG Kris Dielman, DL Luis A. Castillo, WR Malcom Floyd, LB Na'il Diggs, RB Ryan Mathews, LB Shaun Phillips inactive for Week 9.

Footballguys view: Mathews and Floyd are out and Mike Tolbert and rookie Vincent Brown will start.

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  Chargers | Two ruled out for Week 9    Fri Nov 4, 07:56 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (tibia) and OG Kris Dielmann (concussion) did not practice Friday, Nov. 4, and they have been ruled out for Week 9 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Chargers | Five players sit out practice    Thu Nov 3, 07:49 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Curtis Brinkley (concussion), OG Kris Dielman (concussion), DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LBs Na'il Diggs (knee) and Shaun Phillips (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 3.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo out longer     Thu Nov 3, 08:49 AM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (knee) is not expected to return to the lineup anytime soon. Castillo has been out since Week 1.

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  Chargers | Five do not participate in practice    Wed Nov 2, 08:48 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg), OG Kris Dielman (concussion), LB Na'il Diggs (knee), OG Tyronne Green (hand) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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  Chargers | Three ruled out for Week 8    Sat Oct 29, 05:58 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers OG Kris Dielman (concussion), DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) have been ruled out for Week 8.

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  Chargers | Four players miss practice     Sat Oct 29, 05:51 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Mike Tolbert (hand, hamstring), OG Kris Dielman (concussion), DE Luis A. Castillo (leg) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not participate in practice Saturday, Oct. 29.

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  Chargers | Two out for Week 8    Fri Oct 28, 10:23 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) and OG Kris Dielman (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Three do not practice    Thu Oct 27, 09:42 PM

San Diego Chargers DE Luis A. Castillo (leg), OG Kris Dielman (concussion) and LB Shaun Phillips (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

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  Chargers | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 23, 11:39 AM

The San Diego Chargers have declared WR Bryan Walters, LB Darryl Gamble, LB Gerald Hayes, DL Luis A. Castillo, DL Ogemdi Nwagbuo, CB Shareece Wright, OG Tyronne Green inactive for Week 7.

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  Chargers | Luis Castillo out    Fri Oct 21, 03:59 PM

San Diego Chargers DL Luis A. Castillo (leg) did not practice Friday, Oct. 21, and is out for Week 7.

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  Chargers | Two miss practice    Thu Oct 20, 08:20 PM

San Diego Chargers DE Luis A. Castillo (tibia) and CB Marcus Gilchrist (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

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