Chargers’ McNeill starts, Alexander up for Rams

Chargers offensive tackle Marcus McNeill will be in the starting

lineup for Sunday’s game against the Rams after recently ending his


McNeill agreed to a five-year contract extension through 2015 on


Wide receiver Legedu Naanee (hamstring) and linebacker (foot)

are inactive for San Diego.

Rookie wide receiver Danario Alexander is active for St. Louis.

Alexander was moved up from the practice squad this week after Mark

Clayton was placed on injured reserve with a torn patella tendon in

his right knee.

Backup linebacker David Vobora was active for St. Louis after

being listed as questionable. Defensive tackle Clifton Ryan was

inactive for the second straight week after being cleared following

a bout with migraines.