SAN DIEGO (AP) -Tight end T.J. Cottrell, the son of defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell, was one of 10 players cut Monday by the San Diego Chargers.
The Chargers also placed running back Tyronne Gross on injured reserve with a knee injury. The team must release one more player by Tuesday.
Also cut were cornerback Quinton Jones, safety Miguel Merrick, linebacker Zach Latimer, offensive tackle Mike Jones, guard Jeremy Sheffey, quarterback Brett Elliott and wide receivers Rhema McKnight, Rich Musinski and Sonny Shackelford.
Gross was hurt in an exhibition win at St. Louis on Aug. 18.

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