The Los Angeles Chargers announced that they’ve placed LB Carlos Fields on waivers Tuesday.
We've released LB Carlos Fields.
— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) May 16, 2017
Fields, 26, originally signed on with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Winston-Salem back in 2014. Since then, Fields has played for a number of teams including the Buccaneers, Giants, Colts, Redskins and Bills.
The Redskins signed Fields to their practice squad last year but elected to cut him loose not long after. The later Chargers signed him to their practice squad during the season before eventually calling him up in December.
Fields stands to make a base salary of $540,000 for the 2017 season.
In 2016, Fields was active for one game but did not record a statistic. in five games and recorded four tackles.