Thomas B. Shea
The San Diego Chargers finally add a "big fish", signing Derek Cox from the Jacksonville Jaguars to be the team's new #1 Cornerback.
The San Diego Chargers will have to find ways to replace starting Cornerbacks Quentin Jammer and Antoine Cason this offseason, and their biggest signing of the free agent period thus far will fill at least one of those two roles. The team has signed former Jacksonville Jaguars CB Derek Cox.
At 6'1", Cox is a big, physical CB that can play man coverage with some of the best at his position. He has intercepted 12 passes in the last four seasons, including four last year in 12 games. He will most likely work as the team's #1 CB, with Shareece Wright and Marcus Gilchrist battling for the #2 CB spot.
Tom Telesco, who worked in the same division as the Jaguars during the last four seasons, has seen Derek Cox frequently and knows him well.
Derek Cox / CB
San Diego Chargers
Sep 22, 1986