According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the San Diego Chargers have placed wide receiver Vincent Brown on injured reserve, but will have the option to bring him back later in the season.
#Chargers announce that WR Vincent Brown will be placed on I.R. with the "Designated to Return" label to come back later in the season.
— Pro Football Weekly (@ProFootballWkly) September 4, 2012
The Chargers clearly made this move because they need Brown’s roster spot. The great thing is that they have the option to bring him back if he gets healthy in time for the second half of the season.