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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 make multiple roster moves

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut four players, placed one on I.R. and signed a part-time punter on Tuesday.

Chargers WR Jackson willing to sit out 2010

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson said in an interview Friday that he is willing to sit out the entire 2010 season unless he gets a long-term contract from the Chargers.

Chargers counting on OLT Dombrowski to fill big shoes

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers are missing a key piece of their offense with two-time Pro Bowl OLT Marcus McNeill continuing a holdout that likely will extend deep into the regular season.

Report: Seahawks, Vikings balk at Jackson's asking price

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that both the Vikings and Seahawks have been turned off by the salary demands of Chargers holdout WR Vincent Jackson, whose agent says he isn't sure the Chargers want to trade his client.

Report: Chargers place Jackson, McNeill on roster exempt list

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Chargers have officially placed WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill on the roster exempt list, which will result in a three-game suspension for both players upon signing a contract, according to the North County Times.

Reports: Chargers OT Thomas retires

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Chargers OT Tra Thomas, who signed with San Diego in June, has decided to retire, according to reports.

Report: Seahawks given permission to talk with Jackson

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers gave the Seahawks permission to talk with WR Vincent Jackson, who is not close to signing a new deal with San Diego.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chargers' Merriman: 'Signed my tender'

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman, a restricted free agent, announced on his Twitter account Friday that he has signed his one-year, $3.269 million tender.

Turner has big plans for Chargers' tight ends

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Norv Turner isn't about to let WR Vincent Jackson's impending holdout limit his offensive options. To make up for the likely absence of his top wideout, Turner has decided to get creative — instead of deploying additional receivers, he ...

Chargers sign S Teal

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent S Quinton Teal to a two-year contract.

Chargers' Mathews not running from big expectations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Before he has ever taken a handoff for the Chargers, rookie RB Ryan Mathews has found himself with nowhere to run from the fans and media, all wanting to know how he'll replace a legend.

Chargers rookie ILB Butler out for season

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Chargers rookie ILB Donald Butler will miss the 2010 season after suffering an injury to his Achilles' tendon during a training-camp practice on Tuesday.

Report: Chargers, first-rounder Mathews agree to five-year deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms on a five-year contract Sunday with 2010 first-round draft pick RB Ryan Mathews, according to ESPN.com. The deal is reportedly worth $25.65 million and includes $15.08 million guaranteed.

Burnett among Chargers' vets in roster trouble

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers will have a few clear-cut objectives during their 2010 training camp. But the Bolts also will be looking to trim players who aren't up to snuff as they attempt to select the best 53 men for their ...

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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