Chargers Add Chambers

With Parker out for year, San Diego trades high draft pick to bolster receiver corps
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Oct 17, 2007 2:44 AM CDT
Chris Chambers of the Miami Dolphins football team arrives for Moves Magazine's Super Bowl Gala in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla., in this Jan. 31, 2007 file photo. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – San Diego has made a gutsy mid-season trade to help its passing offense, picking up Miami playmaker Chris Chambers in exchange for a second-round pick. Chambers replaces rookie Buster Davis, who in turn was filling in for injured starter Eric Parker. He leaves a floundering 0-6 Dolphins team for a trendy pre-season Super Bowl pick.

At 3-3, the Chargers have underperformed, especially on offense, which has superstar LaDainian Tomlinson on the ground but only tight end Antonio Gates as a noteworthy weapon through the air. In just over eight seasons, Chambers is fourth on Miami's all-time passing touchdowns list with 43.