San Diego will bring back a familiar friend to help its decimated receiving corps.

The team re-signed ex-wideout Vincent Brown, according to U-T San Diego's Michael Gelhken. Brown was a Chargers' third-round pick in 2011.

Brown had 60 catches for 801 yards and three touchdowns in his last Chargers' tenure (2011-13). But he broke his ankle in a 2012 preseason game and couldn't play up to par.

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The San Diego State product spent parts of last season with the Raiders before joining the Colts. He couldn't make their first round of training camp cuts.

Perhaps a reunion with Philip Rivers could spark his career again.

(h/t U-T San Diego)