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Chargers hire JoJo Wooden, Kevin Kelly to fill front office vacancies

The San Diego Chargers have hired JoJo Wooden as director of player personnel and Kevin Kelly as director of college scouting.

Wooden replaces Jimmy Raye, who went to the Indianapolis Colts as vice president of football operations. Wooden spent the past 16 seasons with the New York Jets, including the past six as the assistant director of player personnel.

Kelly replaces John Spanos, who was promoted to executive vice president of football operations.

Kelly spent 2012 as a personnel scout with the Jets. Prior to that, he spent three seasons as an area scout with the Indianapolis Colts and eight seasons as an area scout with the Cleveland Browns. In Indianapolis, he worked with new Chargers general manager Tom Telesco.