The Chargers obtained McCardell from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
for two draft picks on Tuesday, just before the NFL trading
deadline. McCardell was the league's last holdout, skipping the
first six games with Tampa Bay because he was unhappy his contract
"It's not out of the realm of possibility that Keenan starts," coach Marty Schottenheimer said Friday.
"He has some history in this system, but it was a long time
ago," Schottenheimer said. "But he has come along and had no
problems at all."
Schottenheimer wasn't sure if wide receiver Bobby Shaw, signed
as a free agent on Tuesday, will play against Carolina.