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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 TE Gates injures ankle

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Adding insult to injury following a loss to the Rams, Chargers TE was in a protective boot after the game and the San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee said Gates' injury "doesn't look good."

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Chargers' McNeill signs five-year extension

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:12 a.m. ET
Late Wednesday, Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2015. The new deal is reportedly worth $48 million, with $24.5 million guaranteed, according to PFW Chargers correspondent and North County Times beat writer ...

Report: NFLPA advises Jackson, Mankins to report

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Two restricted free-agent holdouts — Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Patriots OG Logan Mankins — will likely report to their respective teams before the end of the season at the urging of their union, according to an ESPN report late Wednesday.

Chargers sign LS Windt

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
San Diego signed its fifth long-snapper of the season on Wednesday, adding Mike Windt and releasing LS Ethan Albright.

Injuries made Merriman untradable commodity

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
It was common knowledge that OLB Shawne Merriman would not be back with the Chargers next season. For that reason, his calf injury proved to be fairly costly.

Merriman placed on I.R.; will be cut when healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLB Shawne Merriman (calf) on injured reserve with a minor-injury designation, meaning the three-time Pro Bowler must be released when healthy.

Report: Chargers' McNeill agrees to five-year extension

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 11:13 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill has agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who cited a source familiar with the situation.

Chargers activate OLT McNeill

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have activated OLT Marcus McNeill to their roster. To create the roster space, the team released CB Fred Bennett and FS C.J. Spillman.

Raiders rally to beat Chargers 35-27

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Michael Bush ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 3:39 remaining and Tyvon Branch returned a fumble 64 yards for a score as the Raiders ended a 13-game losing streak vs. San Diego with a 35-27 victory over ...

McNeill's concession could lead to long-term deal

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Unlike teammate Vincent Jackson, sitting out an entire season was never something Marcus McNeill wanted to do. 

Chargers sign SS Carter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Chargers added SS Tyrone Carter to their roster on Wednesday, releasing DE Alfonso Boone to clear space for the 11-year veteran.

Chargers sign OLB Obiozor, place LB Tucker on I.R.

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OLB Cyril Obiozor from the Cardinals practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed CB Dante Hughes. They placed LB Jyles Tucker on injured reserve.

Pressure, turnovers has Bolts' 'D' dominating

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Ron Rivera always has been known for his creative blitzing and getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, his work was on full display.

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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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