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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

Chargers sacrifice picks to get their guy in Mathews

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to give up a small fortune to move up 16 spots in the first round, but they filled a major need by selecting RB Ryan Mathews.

Bolts' Smith feeling pressure to ace draft

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The draft is usually the time when Chargers GM A.J. Smith shows off his expertise, restocking his already-loaded roster with quality depth all around.

Chargers might go after cornerback in Round One

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Consult the latest mock drafts, and the popular first-round pick for the Chargers is a running back. However, it's far from a lock that the Bolts will select a rusher in Round One.

RB Sproles signs RFA tender

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced that RB Darren Sproles, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year, $7.283 million tender on Friday.

Chargers sign CB Vasher

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed CB Nathan Vasher to a two-year contract.

Whitehurst haul makes Chargers major draft players

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
It's rare that teams can change their entire draft outlook by trading away a third-stringer, but that's exactly what the Chargers did this offseason when they dealt RFA QB Charlie Whitehurst to Seattle.

Chargers re-sign DL Scott

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed UFA DL Ian Scott to a one-year contract.

2010 looking like Chargers' last hurrah

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The Chargers have dominated the AFC West for the better part of six seasons, but heavy personnel losses this offseason — and likely next one as well — could make 2010 their final chance to reach the Super Bowl.

Tomlinson signs two-year deal with Jets

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Agent Tom Condon confirmed Sunday night that his client, RB LaDainian Tomlinson, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets, a signing that will be announced by the team Monday.

Cromartie had worn out welcome in San Diego

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers have lost much more than they've gained in the early free-agency period, as GM A.J. Smith has expectedly lain low and allowed the big names to sign elsewhere. However, what he did do was acquire a ...

Chargers re-sign DE Boone, TE Wilson

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Alfonso Boone and TE Kris Wilson. Both players were unrestricted free agents and agreed to new two-year contracts.

Jets acquire Cromartie from Chargers

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
On the heels of releasing CB Lito Sheppard, the Jets have acquired CB Antonio Cromartie from the Chargers in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.

Chargers cut NT Williams, RB Bennett

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Chargers trimmed their roster of two veterans Thursday, parting ways with NT Jamal Williams and RB Michael Bennett.

Report: Chargers change mind, place highest tender on Sproles

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Apparently, Darren Sproles won't be going anywhere after all. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have decided to place a first- and third-round tender on the restricted free agent just one week after telling him he would ...

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

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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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