Cook, a 13-year veteran, is excited to work with the Chargers' second-year quarterback and provide him a playmaker at tight end.
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The sister of Chargers controlling owner Dean Spanos is petitioning a California court to put one-third of the team's ownership stake up for sale.
Once an undrafted free agent, Davis has emerged as a key player in the Chargers' secondary and has a lucrative three-year extension to show for it.
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With Hunter Henry off to New England, the Chargers brought in Cook to provide young quarterback Justin Herbert a safety blanket at tight end.
Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer
Veteran QB Chase Daniel is signing a one-year deal with the Chargers, per source. Deal has $1.5 million in guarantees remaining from his contract with the Lions. Daniel reunites with his former coaches Brandon Staley and Joe Lombardi and will mentor Rookie-of-Year Justin Herbert.
With many big names off the market, here's what those inside front offices are saying about all 32 teams.
The Chargers used the early free agency period to support their young quarterback, as the All-Pro center was one of three offensive lineman signed.
The Chargers have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran tight end Jared Cook, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The Carolina Panthers acted swiftly in free agency on Wednesday to address the defensive side of the ball, adding Haason Reddick for one year, a source told ESPN, and Denzel Perryman for two years.
Former Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor reached agreement on a one-year deal worth up to $12.5 million with the Texans, sources told ESPN, giving Houston a contingency plan if Deshaun Watson holds out or the team opts to trade him.
Center Corey Linsley is headed to the Chargers on a five-year contract, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. The team further strengthened its offensive line by reaching a three-year, $21 million deal with Matt Feiler, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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Corey Linsley to the Chargers is a major upgrade. Last season Dan Feeney ranked last in pass block win rate as a center, and second-to-last in run block win rate as a center. And the Chargers team blocking numbers weren't any better.
Casey Hayward Jr.'s release comes with a salary cap savings of $9.5 million for the Chargers.
The Chargers have released Trai Turner, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Los Angeles failed in its attempts to trade the offensive guard this offseason.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Trai Turner, released by the Chargers per ESPN's Adam Schefter, ranked last among 70 qualifying guards in pass block win rate in 2020. Ranked 3rd in the same category in 2018. (ESPN / Next Gen Stats)
Hunter Henry did not receive the franchise tag from the Chargers on Tuesday after being tagged by the team in 2020.
Staley isn't married to a particular scheme or approach, so expect him and Hill to be open to whatever helps key players like Joey Bosa the most.
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On this episode of NFL Live, Marcus Spears makes a huge claims about J.J. Watt and Lamar Jackson comparing one of them to Lebron James. Also we redraft the last two seasons of quarterbacks, who found a new home? One name might surprise you.
Henry provided Justin Herbert a reliable target and when healthy, can help the young QB grow. But is he worth franchising again?
With J.J. Watt taking his next chapter of his career to Arizona, the NFL Live team dives into how good the Cardinals team can be. How will Watt going to AZ affect the rest of free agency? What would Russell Wilson look like playing for someone other then the Seahawks? And does Mac Jones have some qualities to make him like Tom Brady?
From new homes for J.J. Watt and Cam Newton, to teams that should trade up to draft a QB, these are bold -- but reasonable -- suggestions for every club.