The Chargers announced the release of 10 players on Sunday night, including ex-Seahawks wide receiver Deon Butler.
The club now has 80 players on the roster. It must cut at least five more players by Tuesday, per NFL rules.
The other players released were running back Edwin Baker, center Colin Baxter, cornerback Greg Brown, safety Tony Burnett, guard Brandyn Dombrowski, quarterback Nathan Enderle, punter Richard Kent, defensive lineman Jamarcus McFarland and tight end Dallas Walker.
Butler, 27, had played the previous four seasons with Seattle, catching 57 passes for 611 yards and four touchdowns from 2009 through 2012.