The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed CB Nathan Vasher to a two-year contract.
Vasher, a six-year NFL veteran, has started 46 of 73 career NFL games, all for the Bears. He has recorded 19 interceptions, including eight in 2005 when he was voted to the NFC Pro Bowl squad.
However, he has struggled with injuries in recent seasons and his play has dropped off. Though he saw time in 15 games in 2009, he tallied only 15 tackles and one interception.
"In Nathan Vasher, we're adding a proven NFL player with experience in the league," Chargers GM A.J. Smith said. "Having played in Chicago under Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera (2004-06) and secondary coach Steve Wilks (2006-08) is an added bonus."
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