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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.
Johnson was with Baltimore for nine seasons. He played in a Ravens franchise-record 129 consecutive regular-season games and has started 89 in a row, including playoffs. He had 56 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks last year.
The Chargers also agreed to a one-year deal with tight end Kory Sperry, whose contract had expired.
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After much speculation on what seemed to be a sure deal with the Bills, free agent wide receiver Robert Meachem has agreed to a contract with the San Diego Chargers. The news was announced from the Chargers twitter account. The deal is over 4 years and worth a reported $25.9 million with $14 million guaranteed. Meachem will replace Vincent Jackson, who was acquired by the Tampa...
The NFL free agency period opens this afternoon at 4pm EST, but don’t expect the San Diego Chargers to be major players, chasing big name stars which become available today. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers are more likely to try to lock up some of their own players and perhaps sign some of the second or third tier free agents which will become...
The Baltimore Ravens have lost another defensive starter to free agency, as linebacker Jarret Johnson agreed to a four-year deal with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday. The financial terms of the deal have not been announced. Johnson, who will turn 31 before the start of the 2012 season, has played his entire nine-year career [...]
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Free agent wide receiver Vincent Jackson has signed a five-year, $55.55 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Former Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Jarret Johnson signed with San Diego Chargers on Wednesday and called into WBAL radio on Thursday to discuss his departure from Baltimore. Late in the interview Johnson was asked if his leaving the Ravens was any less painful because he did not not end up signing with Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets or Indianapolis Colts and Johnson replied...
SAN DIEGO, March 14—There was a time where if you asked anybody in the Ravens locker room who they would take with them into a bar fight the answer would have “Jarret “Double J” Johnson.
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The San Diego Chargers have signed former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem to a four-year deal, the team announced.
The contract carries a total value of $25.9 million and includes $14 million in guaranteed money, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
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The San Diego Chargers and Wide Receiver Robert Meachem agreed on a four-year, $25.9 million contract. The deal includes $14 million in guarantees.
The move by San Diego came just hours after Vincent Jackson signed a five-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While Antonio Gates remains Quarterback Phillip Rivers' top target, the team needed to fill the void left by Jackson...
Wide receiver Vincent Jackson has agreed to a five-year deal with the Buccaneers worth $55M.
Jackson should remain a No. 1 caliber fantasy receiver, while the stock of young gun Josh Freeman is bound to go back up following a disappointing 2011 campaign.
After losing Cory Redding and Jarret Johnson in free agency on Wednesday, Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs may follow suit, and the Ravens aren’t waiting around for him to make a decision. Grubbs, 27, is currently meeting with the New Orleans Saints and the Ravens moved on as well, bringing in Philadelphia Eagles free-agent [...]