Ellison signs with Chargers

Saftey Kevin Ellison, the Chargers’ sixth-round draft pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, signed a four-year contract with the club late Wednesday and will be on the field with his teammates Friday morning.

Ellison was the 189th overall pick in April’s draft.

Only outside linebacker Larry English, the team’s first-round pick, and wide receiver Demetrius Byrd (seventh-round) remain unsigned.