The San Diego Chargers have announced that kicker Nate Kaeding has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury suffered in week four.

The club has signed receiver Denario Alexander to fill the roster spot.

Kaeding, a ninth-year pro, will be released by the Chargers as soon as he is deemed healthy enough, according to the team.

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