Chargers release kicker Caleb Sturgis, sign Michael Badgley

Caleb Sturgis’ time in Los Angeles was short-lived.

The Chargers released the veteran kicker after a lackluster performance through the first half of the season and signed Michael Badgley to the active roster, the team announced Monday.

Sturgis missed two PAT kicks and a field-goal attempt in the team’s 25-17 win over the Seahawks on Sunday, becoming the first kicker with a missed PAT and field goal in three consecutive games since 1979.

He finishes his tenure in Los Angeles 9-of-13 (69.2 percent) on field goals and 9-of-15 (60.0 percent) on extra points as he appeared in six games this season.

Sturgis, 29, was selected out of Florida by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2013 draft. He then signed with the Eagles in 2015 before signing a two-year contract with the Chargers in March.

The Chargers are slated to visit the Raiders at 4:05 p.m. ET in Week 10 action.