Bolts From The Blue "The San Diego Chargers will not let Melvin Ingram play into the final year of his contract this year, and still see a fifth-year as a bargain. He'll be with the team for at least two more seasons. The San Diego Chargers first round pick in 2012 NFL Draft (and A.J. Smith's last first-round pick..." April 07
Source: the Chargers have exercised the fifth-year option for 2016 on OLB Melvin Ingram.
Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram will return to practice Wednesday as a limited participant, per source. He suffered torn ACL in May.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Melvin Ingram is eligible to rejoin the Chargers in practice. That doesn't mean he will. At least for now. The outside linebacker was sidelined from practice and games the first six weeks of the season as required for players on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. He can return to..." October 16
San Diego Union-Tribune "Melvin Ingram's road to recovery begins Tuesday. The possibility it could lead to him playing in 2013, while unlikely, has not been ruled out. The Chargers outside linebacker is set to have knee surgery in Florida to reconstruct an anterior cruciate ligament torn in practice a week ago. Dr...." May 21
San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers defense suffered a major blow Tuesday on the practice field. Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore his ACL on the second day of organized team activities. The left knee injury likely spells the end of his season, and the 2012 first-round pick is scheduled to receive further..." May 15
NFL.com "The San Diego Chargers hoped that linebacker Melvin Ingram would take a big step forward in his second season. Now it's possible Ingram won't have a second season at all. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday on "NFL Total Access" that doctors fear Ingram suffered a torn anterior cruciate..." May 14