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Jared Gaither

Jared Gaither - #78 - T

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 9"/ 335 lbs.
Birthday 03/18/1986
Birthplace White Plains, MD
College Maryland
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 5th round, None pick by Ravens

OT position one of many questions for Chargers

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
OTs Jared Gaither and Jeromey Clary are still in line to start in 2013, but their struggles in 2012 give the incoming regime plenty to consider.

Chargers place OT Gaither on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Jared Gaither has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Friday.

O-line play not helping Chargers' cause

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers have not come close to hitting preseason expectations on the offensive side of the football, and the O-line play is a big reason.

Chargers OLT Harris appreciates opportunity

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Chargers undrafted rookie OLT Mike Harris has played well in place of Jared Gaither, and has appreciated the early chance to play.

Chargers keep Gaither with four-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract, a major boost to a team that has had a rough offseason thus far on the offensive line.

Chargers place OLT McNeill on IR, sign OT Gaither

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLT Marcus McNeill on injured reserve and signed free-agent OT Jared Gaither, the team announced Wednesday.

Chiefs release OT Gaither

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released OT Jared Gaither, the team announced on Tuesday.

Ex-Ravens look to improve Chiefs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Chiefs are hoping some of the key players who knocked them out of the playoffs last season can help them improve as a team in 2011.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Raiders go with Barnes over Gaither

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed Khalif Barnes, giving the veteran offensive lineman a one-year contract.

UFA defenders poised to cash in

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
As free agency approaches, Mike Wilkening offers four topics to consider, including his reservations about DEs Ray Edwards and Cullen Jenkins.

Free agency could be an especially busy time for Ravens

Posted July 02, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
No AFC North team might be more affected than the Ravens if the NFL reverts back to its pre-2010 free-agent rules.

Draft Dose: Recent supplemental draft picks

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
While most of the action occurs in April at Radio City Music Hall, there is another draft held by the NFL. We take a quick look at some of the most recent supplemental draft selections.

Reports: Ravens will place OT Gaither on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Ravens will reportedly place OT Jared Gaither (back) on season-ending injured reserve. He has missed all of the preseason and regular season.

Gaither's back injury clouds Ravens' ORT picture

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Ravens ORT Jared Gaither missed the majority of training camp and was expected to miss all of the preseason because of a back injury, and whether he will be ready for the regular-season opener against the Jets on Sept. 13 ...

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Posted March 27, 2013
The San Diego Chargers have released Gaither, which will cost them a $6 million hit against the salary cap.||||||| Gaither was signed to a four-year, $24.5 million contract after playing well in the final five games of 2011. But he developed a mysterious back injury early in training camp last summer and was slow to return, raising questions about his work ethic. He played in only four of the first 10 games before injuring his groin and going on injured reserve.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012
The San Diego Chargers have placed Gaither on injured reserve, ending an unproductive season for a player expected to shore up a shaky offensive line.||||||| Gaither played in only four games this season. He missed almost all of training camp and the first three games with a back injury. He injured his groin late in a loss at New Orleans and played in only two games since. Undrafted rookie Mike Harris has filled in. Gaither was signed off waivers after Marcus McNeill was hurt late last year, and played well in the final five games. The Chargers gave Gaither a four-year, $24.5 million contract in March.
Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Gaither sat out the San Diego Chargers' light practice on Wednesday.||||||| Gaither strained his groin late in a 31-24 loss at New Orleans and gave up a sack during which Philip Rivers lost a fumble to the Saints. Coach Norv Turner refused to give an injury update.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Gaither remains out with back spasms.||||||| There's currently no timetable for the offensive tackle's return.
Posted March 14, 2012
The San Diego Chargers have re-signed left tackle Jared Gaither to a four-year contract and signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Jarret Johnson, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens, to a four-year deal.||||||| Gaither helped solidify the Chargers' line during the last five games after he was waived by Kansas City. He replaced Marcus McNeill, who sustained a season-ending neck injury on Nov. 10. McNeill was released on Tuesday. Gaither had been an unrestricted free agent for a day.

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