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San Diego Chargers


Derek Cox

Derek Cox - #22 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 09/22/1986
Birthplace Winterville, NC
College William & Mary
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 9th pick by Jaguars

Effects of '01 Tomlinson-Vick deal still lingering

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Ten years ago, San Diego made the difficult decision of passing on the NFL draft's No. 1 prospect, QB Michael Vick.

New California stadiums unlikely due to budget issues

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
The Chargers, Raiders and 49ers all received grim news on Monday, as their hopes of having state money go to new stadiums was dismissed by politicians.

Chargers sign S Sanders

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran S Bob Sanders on Thursday night. The Colts cut the injury-plagued Sanders last week.

Chargers sign two, tender 10

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
San Diego will try to keep as many of their free agents as possible by tendering many of their key free agents.

AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC West.

Smith: No long-term contract for WR Jackson

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Although the Chargers placed the franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson earlier in the week, GM A.J. Smith said Friday he had no plan to negotiate a long-term contract with Jackson.

AFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
Matt Cassel had a sparkling 27-7 touchdown-to-interception ratio in directing the Chiefs to a surprising first-place finish in the AFC West.

Chargers promote Wilks

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner promoted Steve Wilks, the team's secondary coach the last two seasons, to assistant head coach/secondary.

Naanee's fate likely sealed in San Diego

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee wasn't exactly on the top of the Chargers' free-agent priority list entering the offseason, but he might have just fallen to the bottom of it after last week's run-in with the law.

Chargers sign RB Summers

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed RB Frank Summers, who ended his season on the Steelers' practice squad.

Chargers franchise WR Jackson

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed the "non-exclusive" franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson, likely keeping him in San Diego for another season.

Chargers WR Naanee arrested

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Legedu Naanee was arrested in Indianapolis and charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest early Saturday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Sproles' likely departure could hurt Bolts in many areas

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
While the writing has been on the wall for some time that RB Darren Sproles is very unlikely to be back in San Diego in 2011, we hear the Chargers are going to miss him as more than just a ...

Hali skipping Pro Bowl for personal reasons

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
After being named as a replacement for Steelers OLB James Harrison on Sunday, Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali has already asked out of the Pro Bowl for personal reasons.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Cox, who had 12 interceptions the last four years with Jacksonville. The deal reportedly is worth $20 million.||||||| Cox, 26, had four picks in 12 games last year. He's expected to slide into the starting lineup. Both of San Diego's starting cornerbacks, Quentin Jammer and Antoine Cason, are expected to leave as unrestricted free agents.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Cox (hamstring) is expected to start after missing the first two games.||||||| Cox's return should help solidify the secondary.
Posted Sept. 03, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars likely won't have starting cornerback Derek Cox for Sunday's opener at Minnesota.||||||| Cox injured his left hamstring in the preseason opener and has been sidelined since. Coach Mike Mularkey expects Will Middleton to start opposite Aaron Ross. Veteran Rashean Mathis, recovering from knee surgery, will play on passing downs.
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed cornerback Derek Cox on injured reserve with a knee injury, the third defensive starter lost in the last two weeks. The team signed quarterback Dan LeFevour off Indianapolis' practice squad to take Cox's roster spot.||||||| The Jaguars made the move Friday, three days after linebacker Clint Session was placed on IR following a second concussion this season. The team also lost cornerback Rashean Mathis to a season-ending knee injury nearly two weeks ago. Cox, who has 16 tackles and 10 passes defended this season, is the 17th player the Jaguars (3-7) have placed on IR this season.
Posted Oct. 18, 2010
Cox is inactive for Monday's game with Tennessee.||||||| Cox, benched earlier this season, returned to the lineup last week at Buffalo and injured a hamstring. He was limited in practice all week. David Jones will start in his place.

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