SAN DIEGO -- Veteran linebacker David Lewis, a former Pro-Bowl player, was waived Tuesday by the San Diego Chargers.
Lewis spent five years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before coming to San Diego in a trade for a third round draft choice on Feb. 1, 1982.
He had his best year with Tampa Bay in 1980 when was selected to the NFC Pro-Bowl team.
Lewis started just four games for the Chargers last season.
The Chargers also announced Tuesday they had placed offensive lineman Chuck Loewen on the injured reserve list last week because of a back injury.