Baltimore Ravens v San Diego Chargers

The Chargers are making moves ahead of potentially making bigger moves, as the team is set to clear some space by releasing a couple of veterans.

Adam Schefter reported on Monday morning that the Chargers have released 33-year-old tight end Randy McMichael, while the team is also expected to release 33-year-old defensive tackle Antonio Garay.

McMichael, who has played 11 NFL seasons for the Chargers, Rams and Dolphins, had only nine receptions for 51 yards with San Diego in 2012. Garay, who has played in 10 seasons with the Chargers, Bears and Browns, made seven tackles and recorded one sack in eight games for San Diego last season.

The Chargers will have roughly $17 million in cap space to use after the expected release of Garay, according to ESPN.