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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

Healthy Burnett bringing the heat for Bolts

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
It certainly doesn't reflect in their 2-5 record, but the Chargers have been one of the league's premier defenses in 2010, and ILB Kevin Burnett is a main reason why.

Patriots hang on for 23-20 win as FG try misses

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
After Philip Rivers rallied San Diego in the closing minutes, new kicker Kris Brown missed a 50-yard field goal attempt with 23 seconds left and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 win over the mistake-prone Chargers on Sunday.

Patriots-Chargers prediction

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Patriots have a lot of momentum after their come-from-behind win over the Ravens in Week Six. Will it be enough to beat the Chargers in San Diego? PFW's Kevin Fishbain thinks so.

Chargers WR Davis to get more chances

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
With San Diego WRs Malcom Floyd and Legedu Naanee doubtful for Sunday's game against New England, Buster Davis has a prime opportunity to show what he can do.

Ajirotutu to Chargers' roster; Wilson on I.R.

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers elevated WR Seyi Ajirotutu from their practice squad to the 53-man roster and moved LB Kion Wilson to injured reserve on Saturday.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers, namely San Diego SS Paul Oliver vs. New England TE Aaron Hernandez.

Patriots RB Taylor, S Page out for Sunday; Chargers TE Gates questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Patriots have ruled out RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) for Sunday's game against the Chargers. CB Kyle Arrington is questionable with a groin injury. Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) is also questionable.

Jackson will return to Chargers next week

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Jackson will report to the Chargers next week and sign his restricted free-agent tender, according to his agent, making him eligible to play in Week 12.

Despite sack struggles, Chargers not altering O-line

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Despite QB Philip Rivers being sacked a career-high seven times in the Chargers' Week Six loss to the Rams, we hear that the team does not have plans to make any changes along the offensive line.

Bucs blacked out, Chargers to be shown on TV

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Chargers sign PK Kris Brown

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed PK Kris Brown to temporarily replace Nate Kaeding, who is suffering from a groin injury.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Report: Chargers don't expect WR Floyd, PK Kaeding to play Sunday vs. Pats

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers likely will be without WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) and PK Nate Kaeding (groin) for Sunday's Week Seven game against the Patriots.

Protection issues last thing Chargers can afford

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
During the Chargers' run as the class of the AFC West, one thing that didn't plague them was sacks, as QB Philip Rivers was rarely brought down more than one or two times in a game. However, that hasn ...

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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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