|Chargers sign veteran offensive lineman Newberry|
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|Monday, 02 June 2008 17:10|
Hardwick had surgery on his sprained right foot on March 14. The team said at the time that he would need four to six months to recover.
Hardwick was hurt early in a game against the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 14 and missed the next four games. He played in the final six regular-season games and three playoff games.
He's played mostly at center, but also at guard and tackle.
Newberry started 14 games for the rival Oakland Raiders last year. He was taken by San Francisco in the second round of the 1998 draft and went to the Pro Bowl after the 2001 and 2002 seasons.