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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

Chargers place Gates on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury, ending the season for the Pro Bowl TE.

Chargers opt to keep Turner and Smith

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith will return in 2011 for the Chargers, who were one of the league's biggest disappointments this season.  

Chargers left with more questions than answers after stunning loss

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
  With the AFC West still within reach and two games against weak competition left on the schedule, the Chargers seemed poised to close out the season with a flurry. However, that was anything but the case Sunday.  

Bengals stun Chargers, keep them out of playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, and the Bengals beat San Diego 34-20 on Sunday, ending the Chargers' run of four straight playoff appearances.

Tolbert carted off field

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Mike Tolbert was carted off the field of Sunday's game against the Bengals with an apparent head/neck injury.

Chargers' Cason will give up punt-return duties

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Because CB Antoine Cason is considered too valuable on defense to risk an injury on special teams, San Diego will take away his punt-return duties now that Darren Sproles is healthy again, according to AFC West Whispers.

Chargers rule ILB Cooper out for Sunday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Chargers ILB Stephen Cooper has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Phillips leads powerful Chargers defense

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
They no longer have a host of big names — as one of the league's annual sack leaders, OLB Shaun Phillips might be the biggest — but the Chargers' defense has quietly dominated all season.

Gates to take long-term approach with foot problem

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Antonio Gates has missed four of the Chargers' past six games because of his torn plantar fascia and is likely to miss another contest this coming Sunday.

Chargers could bring back Jackson — on their terms

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Just weeks ago, it appeared there was zero chance WR Vincent Jackson would be back in San Diego following the 2010 season, but that situation could be about to change.

Chargers sign LB Moore

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Brandon Moore on Tuesday and waived LB Darry Beckwith.

Report: Chargers could put franchise tag on Jackson

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Chargers could consider placing a franchise tag on Jackson to keep him for one season, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

V-Jax shows what might have been with career day

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
If Vincent Jackson had not held out for a majority of the season, we might be talking about him as one of the superstars of 2010. That became quite clear with his effort last Thursday night.

Jackson catches three TDs to lead Bolts

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
Vincent Jackson had a career-high three touchdown catches as the San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers 34-7 on Thursday night to stay alive in the AFC West race.

Gates, Floyd both out for Chargers

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Needing a win to keep pace with the Chiefs in the AFC West, the Chargers will be without star TE Antonio Gates and WR Malcom Floyd tonight vs. the 49ers, according to NFL Network reporter Kara Henderson.

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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